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Author: Jessica Ames

Dyson BusinessFeed: Anaka Aiyar honored with Postdoctoral Achievement Award for Excellence in Leadership

Anaka Aiyar, a postdoctoral associate with the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, was honored by Cornell University’s Office of Postdoctoral Studies with the 2019 Pos… Read more
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Sumedha Minocha

Sumedha is a first year MS-PhD student in the field of Applied Economics and Management. She is interested in studying the complex ways in which food systems work in developing countries, particularly their impact on nutrition and health related outcomes and the role… Read more

Aquaculture and fish-focused internship yield net gains

Summer internships offer students experiential learning opportunities “that enhance and complement their career goals and academic progress, while enriching their undergraduate experience with diverse cultural and international immersion.” The Tata-Corne… Read more

‘One Nation One Ration Card’ can transform lives in India

Recently launched, One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) will enable better accessibility of the Public Distribution System in India. It will enable migrants to seamlessly access their entitlement, helping those discriminated against at one fair price shop (FPS) swi… Read more

Book Launch Event at IFPRI

The launch of “Transforming Food Systems for a Rising India” reviews the findings and discusses the interventions needed to promote a nutrition-sensitive food system in India. Watch a recording of the event on YouTube. The event was held in Washington… Read more

Op-Ed appears in Dainik Jagran

Dainik Jagran is India’s leading Hindi language newspaper with a readership of 60 million. This op-ed on zero hunger in India is by Prof. Prabhu Pingali. Discussing the need for policy shifts to achieve SDG2, he explains how the availability of diversified food at the l… Read more

Dyson BusinessFeed: Tata-Cornell Institute’s co-authors launch new book on food systems in India

The BusinessFeed announces news and updates important to the “our business is a better world” mission of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management; in this case, an article about the launch of TCI’s new Food Systems book. TCI m… Read more

Op-Ed appears in The Economic Times

In the op-ed  “We’ll Be What We Eat,” Prof. Prabhu Pingali discusses what India will need to do to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goal 2 (SDG 2) of ‘Zero Hunger’ by 2030. To meet SDG2, India needs to reduce the number of its hungry by at least 200 mil… Read more