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Micronutrient transmission from soils to humans

They say “we are what we eat” but can it be that we are what the soil is? Soil forms the foundation of the food we eat. It also serves as the main reservoir of the water we drink, making it the sole source of nutrients taken-in by humans. Naturally, one could argue that the fate o… Read more

Congratulations to our graduates!

We are proud to celebrate the individuals graduating from the Tata-Cornell program: Maureen Valentine and Prankur Gupta.Maureen ValentineDr. Maureen Valentine graduated with her Ph.D. in Animal Science from Cornell University’s Department of Animal Science at… Read more

The Role of Women in Water Projects in India

Our partner AguaClara Reach is increasing access to safe drinking water on tap  through simple, affordable, gravity-powered technologies. The Tata-Cornell Institute supports their expansion into eastern India (and you can too!). Learn more about women’s signi… Read more

TARINA 2017 at a Glance

The Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) releases its Technical Assistance and Research for Indian Nutrition and Agriculture (TARINA) 2017 at a Glance Report, which summarizes ongoing activities and progress achieved across thematic area… Read more

Video Coverage for 2017 Annual Celebration

At the end of each year, the Tata-Cornell Institute holds a special event to publically report on our research findings as well as to share project updates from our field locations in India. We also launch our Annual Report.  The event was held on Friday, December 8th, 2… Read more

2017 Annual Report

We are pleased to release the Tata-Cornell Institute 2017 Annual Report, which highlights each of our distinct research initiatives and summarizes ongoing activities based in India.Information about TCI’s flagship project Technical Assistance and Research fo… Read more

Farm to Table Talk Podcast

Farm to Table Talk is a podcast which “explores issues and the growing interest in the story of how and where the food on our tables is produced, processed and marketed.”  In this episode, Prabhu Pingali (TCI Director) and Maureen Valentine (Tata-Cornell Scholar) are… Read more