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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

Videos from the Field: Rohil Bhatnagar

During his summer of exploratory research, Rohil Bhatnagar has spent two months visiting rural villages in order to assess  dietary patterns, market-level food diversity, and nutritional awareness - especially around iron-deficiency anemia.  Learn more abou… Read more

Videos from the Field: Krystal Rampalli

Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) have been used to help agriculture communities improve their farming knowledge and market strategies. Over the summer, Krystal Rampalli has been talking with farmers and programs across India that use ICT for Ag,… Read more

Videos from the Field: Jocelyn Boiteau

This summer, Jocelyn Boiteau has been learning about food loss in the fruit and vegetable value chains in India. Hear from Jocelyn as she describes her exploratory research.Jocelyn Boiteau is a Tata-Cornell Scholar and second year PhD student at the Division of Nutri… Read more

Videos from the Field: Payal Seth

For her PhD research, Payal Seth has been conducting ongoing fieldwork in Uttar Pradesh, India. In this video, Payal explains the crux of her research question and reflects on another summer of field-based research.  Learn more about her research and fieldwork expe… Read more

Why Fieldwork Matters

At the Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI), doing applied, on-the-ground research is a serious part of our mission. We believe that academic rigor and fieldwork go hand in hand. In this panel, Tata-Cornell Scholars discuss what they’ve gained from their experience… Read more