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TCI welcomes Summer 2014 TCI intern cohort!

We are pleased to announce our 2014 intern cohort who will be working on furthering the development of the Minimum Nutrition Dataset for Agriculture (MNDA) initiative underway in India with ICRISAT. Welcome to the TCI team!

Festschrift held for TCI Advisory Council Chair Per Pinstrup-Andersen

A Festschrift in honor of Per Pinstrup-Andersen, sponsored by the Division of Nutritional Sciences, was held at Cornell University on December 13 and 14, 2013. Per’s colleagues, collaborators, and students paid tribute and presented papers in the areas of Food Systems, Health, and Nutrition; Agricultural Development and Research and Technology Policy; Globalization, Trade, and Poverty; and …

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Developing the Minimum Nutrition Dataset for Agriculture (MNDA)

This month TCI highlights the progress being made on the development of the Minimum Nutrition Dataset for Agriculture (MNDA), an exciting new initiative undertaken by TCI and partner organizations to fill the ‘data-gap’ and establish a greater empirical understanding of the links between agriculture and nutrition. Read more.

TCI holds first joint course with TISS in India: Jan. 2014

This week TCI held its first joint course with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai. The course was titled Sustainable Global Food Systems: Food Policy for Developing Countries and was held in Mumbai, India from January 25-28, 2014. The course program is available at this link, which was updated through the week with …

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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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