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Op-Ed: We’ll Be What We Eat

With a five-fold increase in food grain production since 1947, India has moved away from its dependence on food aid to become a net food exporter. However, the country still shares a quarter of the global hunger burden. By 2011, India had been able to achieve the 2000 UN-s… Read more

Micronutrient transmission from soils to humans

They say “we are what we eat” but can it be that we are what the soil is? Soil forms the foundation of the food we eat. It also serves as the main reservoir of the water we drink, making it the sole source of nutrients taken-in by humans. Naturally, one could argue that the fate o… Read more

Micronutrient transmission from soils to humans

They say “we are what we eat” but can it be that we are what the soil is? Soil forms the foundation of the food we eat. It also serves as the main reservoir of the water we drink, making it the sole source of nutrients taken-in by humans. Naturally, one could argue that the fate o… Read more

Congratulations to our graduates!

We are proud to celebrate the individuals graduating from the Tata-Cornell program: Maureen Valentine and Prankur Gupta. Maureen Valentine Dr. Maureen Valentine graduated with her Ph.D. in Animal Science from Cornell University’s Department of Animal Science at… Read more

The Role of Women in Water Projects in India

Our partner AguaClara Reach is increasing access to safe drinking water on tap  through simple, affordable, gravity-powered technologies. The Tata-Cornell Institute supports their expansion into eastern India (and you can too!). Learn more about women’s signi… Read more