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Current TCI research: Nutrition messaging in Orissa

Check out our blog! Lua Wilkinson, a Cornell University PhD student in Nutrition Sciences and TCI Scholar, shares about her recent fieldwork focusing on nutrition messaging in rural Orissa. TCI FIELD NOTES are a series of blog posts dedicated for current TCI Scholars, Fellows and TCI staff to share experiences, insight and stories stemming from …

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Impact Analysis of India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

This post was authored by Yanyan Liu from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Klaus Deininger from the World Bank. They are currently conducting research on the poverty and welfare impacts of one of India’s largest public works programs, the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act. Read more.

Leading economist to head India nutrition initiative

Prabhu Pingali has been appointed Director of the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI), a long-term project established through a $25 million endowment from the Tata Trusts. Read more.

TCI welcomes new Scholar and new Faculty Fellow

This week TCI welcomed two new researchers to the TCI research team with the appointment of a Faculty Fellow and a TCI Scholar. Congratulations to Dr. Monroe Weber-Shirk and Tanvi Rao! Read more

TCI Field Notes: Linking women’s empowerment, iron deficiency and farming systems

TCI FIELD NOTES are a series of blog posts dedicated for current TCI Scholars, Fellows, and staff to share experiences, insight, and stories stemming from TCI funded fieldwork throughout India. Soumya Gupta is current (2013) TCi Scholar pursuing a Ph.D in Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University. She writes this post from the Chandrapur district …

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Women leading change in rural India

TCI director Prabhu Pingali set out on a 4,000 km journey across four states – Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Jharkhand – to conduct interviews with farmers in more than 20 locations throughout India. Here are some of his reflections at the completion of the trip. Read more.

Subsidized food grains make a difference for the rural poor

TCI Director Prabhu Pingali set out on a 4,000 km journey across four states to conduct interviews with farmers in more than 20 locations throughout India. Here are some of his reflections about a trip to the eastern states of Odisha and Jharkhand. Read more.