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Cornell University

Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

Dr. Fatma Rekik

Fatma Rekik graduated from Cornell University in 2020 with a PhD in soil science with minors in agronomy and nutritional sciences. She is currently a knowledge management fellow in the monitoring, evaluation, and learning unit of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas. Her primary research interest lies in the study of soil health’s effects on the socio-economic, nutritional and qualitative dimensions of food and agriculture in developing nations. Her PhD examined the nutritional interlinkages in the soil-rice-human continuum in Jharkhand, India. Fatma was a National Science Foundation fellow. She received both her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in agricultural science and soil sciences from Cornell University.