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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 soil remediation postdoctoral fellow at the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture in Dubai. 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.