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TCI Team Continues to Grow

We are pleased to announce two newcomers to the Tata-Cornell Institute. Ms. Megan Witwer joins the TCI staff as a Research Support Specialist and Dr. Mathew Abraham has come on board as a TCI Fellow. Welcome to TCI!

TCI offers funding to attend Global Food Security Conference

Attention Young Indian Scholars! TCI is offering a unique funding opportunity to attend the 2nd International Conference on Global Food Security, hosted at the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, NY on October 11-14, 2015. Young Indian scholars (Indian citizens, based in India) who have an accepted paper/poster and who have completed the application for funding …

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Book Review featured in Nature

Dr. Pingali offers context and enthusiasm for The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis by Ruth DeFries. The review “Wringing food from the world” was published in Nature Geoscience in March 2015.

Dr. Pingali featured on cover of “Creating Chemistry,” a magazine by BASF

This issue of the magazine highlights high-tech solutions to combat hunger. As a featured interview for the cover story, Dr. Prabhu Pingali discusses his optimism for meeting future food needs, but calls on policymakers to look broadly at the food system to better integrate agriculture and nutrition outcomes and ensure rural inclusion and women’s participation.

Publication Alert: two articles featured in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

In the volume Paths of Convergence for Agriculture, Health, and Wealth, the leading article Agriculture, health, and wealth convergence: bridging traditional food systems and modern agribusiness solutions was prepared by the volume’s co-editors: Laurette Dubé, Patrick Webb, Narendra K. Arora and Prabhu Pingali. TCI’s work on the Minimum Nutrition Dataset for Agriculture (MNDA) was also …

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TCI 2013-2014 Annual Report

We are pleased to share this year’s annual report! To learn more about our accomplishments and understand where we hope to go next, be sure to check out the Research Highlights and Beyond 2014 sections. Many thanks to our partners, affiliates and supporters for making our first year a success!

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