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Tata-Cornell Institute’s co-authors launch new book on food systems in India

Co-authors from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition and the Dyson School have published a new book, Transforming Food Systems for a Rising India, as a reflection of the institute’s key intellectual results and research works undertaken within the…

IFPRI book launch: Transforming food systems for a rising India

Despite broad economic progress, India continues to face persistent food insecurity, malnutrition, and high levels of stunting. This paradox is at the center of a new book by researchers at the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition, Transforming Food Systems…

Aiyar recognized for excellence in leadership through Postdoc Achievement Award

Anaka Aiyar, postdoctoral fellow at the Tata-Cornell Institute and the Dyson School, has been awarded the Postdoc Achievement Award for Excellence in Leadership.  Awardees are nominated by letters from faculty, students, and colleagues and selected through a competitive review process…
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Anaka Aiyar honored with Postdoctoral Achievement Award for Excellence in Leadership

Anaka Aiyar, a postdoctoral associate with the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, was honored by Cornell University’s Office of Postdoctoral Studies with the 2019 Postdoctoral Achievement Award…
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Tackling India’s Food Systems Challenges in the Era of Climate Change

In this blog post, TCI postdoctoral associate Anaka Aiyar and former communications and outreach manager Jessica Ames present the “technology-plus” approach for dealing with India’s food systems challenges in the midst of climate change, as proposed in the TCI’s book, …

Migration Mess: Using a Food Systems Lens to Understand India’s Migrant Crisis after COVID-19

In this blog post, Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI) postdoctoral associate Anaka Aiyar draws lessons about migrants in India from TCI’s book, Transforming Food Systems for a Rising India, and applies them to the migration plight precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic. Almost…
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Pandemics and Food Systems – Towards a Proactive Food Safety Approach to Disease Prevention & Management

In this blog post, which originally appeared as an op-ed piece in Food Security, TCI alumna Anaka Aiyar and director Prabhu Pingali advocate for investments in food safety as part of the response to COVID-19. Abstract Recent large-scale pandemics such…

Dyson BusinessFeed: Tata-Cornell Institute’s co-authors launch new book on food systems in India

The BusinessFeed announces news and updates important to the “our business is a better world” mission of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management; in this case, an article about the launch of TCI’s new Food Systems…

Aiyar recognized for excellence in leadership through Postdoc Achievement Award

Anaka Aiyar, postdoctoral fellow at the Tata-Cornell Institute and the Dyson School, has been awarded the Postdoc Achievement Award for Excellence in Leadership.  Awardees are nominated by letters from faculty, students, and colleagues and selected through a competitive review process…

New TCI Study Shows Urbanization Increases Risk of Rural Obesity

For developing countries like India, the growth and expansion of cities brings economic opportunities to those living in impoverished rural areas. But those opportunities come at a price. According to a new study from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and…