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International Nutrition Seminar given by Dr. Prabhu Pingali

The Program in International Nutrition (PIN) Seminar at Cornell’s Division of Nutritional Sciences organizes a seminar series which meets throughout the academic year. On Thursday, April 14th, 2016, TCI Director Dr. Prabhu Pingali presents on “Promoting a more nutritious food system in India – the role of smallholder agriculture.” (12:20-1:10 p.m. in Savage Hall …

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TCI Team Continues to Grow

We are pleased to announce a new member of the Tata-Cornell team. Ms. Sandy Stickler is joining the TCI staff as an Administrative Assistant. We are glad to have you on board. Welcome to TCI!

Dr. Soumya Gupta wins Inaugural Paula Kantor Award

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is proud to announce the winner of the inaugural Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research. Dr. Soumya Gupta – the first TCI Scholar to complete her Ph.D. in our program and currently a Post-doctoral Associate with Tata-Cornell – was selected for this award in January …

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TCI wins $13.4 million grant to start TARINA

With thanks to the generous gift from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, this four-year grant establishes Technical Assistance and Research for Indian Nutrition and Agriculture (TARINA), a consortium linking Cornell with university and non-governmental organizations to scale-up our work promoting a more nutrition-sensitive food system in India. TARINA is launching this month (December 2015), …

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CIIFAD Seminar invites Tata-Cornell Program Update

The Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD) sponsors a weekly international seminar series during the academic year. On October 21, 2015, Dr. Prabhu Pingali, Cornell Professor, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Director of the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition, presented Addressing Malnutrition in India: The Tata-Cornell …

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Event: Challenges and opportunities in smallholder livestock production

Padmakumar of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) spoke about his research experiences involving smallholder livestock production in India. He is a livestock specialist currently managing the TATA-ILRI Programme on Enhancing Livelihoods Using Livestock Knowledge Systems. The event was held on Tuesday, October 2nd from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m on the Cornell University campus …

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