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Digital Green

Digital Green creates opportunities for knowledge sharing and community engagement for improving lives in rural communities. Village-level mediators, trained by Digital Green and their partners, produce and share videos on locally relevant agronomic, health a… Read more

BAIF Development Research Foundation

The BAIF Development Research Foundation is a professionally managed non-profit Public Trust, established by a noted Gandhian, the late Dr. Manibhai Desai in 1967 to promote sustainable livelihood in rural India. BAIF’s vision is to build a self-reliant rural so… Read more


AguaClara is a multi-disciplinary program at Cornell University dedicated to creating high-reliability, low-cost solutions to global water problems. In India and around the world, AguaClara designs plants that are gravity-powered, electricity-free, and scal… Read more

Amit Anshumali

Amit is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Development Sociology. Amit’s work focuses on the connections between seasonal labor migration and local economic development in central India, spanning the fields of rural sociology, development… Read more

Dr. Tanvi Rao

Tanvi completed her Ph.D. at Cornell University in the Applied Economics and Management (AEM) department in June 2017. Her primary research interests were in the field of development economics and applied econometrics. For her dissertation and as a TCI Scholar… Read more

Phil Frost

Phil was a TCI Scholar until his graduation in December 2016. Phil’s research lied in the field of Soil Health and the development of an appropriate Soil Health Assessment Framework for Indian agriculture. With soil health, as in all agriculture, measuremen… Read more

Maureen Valentine

Maureen is a fourth year Ph.D. candidate in the department of Animal Science who is continuing as a TCI scholar after completing her Masters degree with the program. During her Masters, Maureen’s research focused on goat nutrition and feeding practices in… Read more