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Study: Causes of Obesity in India Depend on Age, Gender, and Where You Live

Obesity is on the rise in India, and a new front in the struggle to improve nutrition in the country of 1.36 billion people has emerged. New research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) sheds light on…

Guidelines for Assessing Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture

TCI-TARINA Training Manual No. 2, September 2016

TARINA District Fact Sheet on Maternal and Child Health

TCI-TARINA District Fact Sheet No. 2, May 2018

TARINA District Fact Sheet on Dietary Diversity

TCI-TARINA District Fact Sheet No. 1, May 2018
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Indian Women’s Nutrition Suffered during COVID-19 Lockdown

The 2020 nationwide lockdown India imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic caused disruptions that negatively impacted women’s nutrition, according to a new study from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition. Published in the journal Economia Politica, the study…
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2020-21 Annual Report: Migration’s Impact on Rural Households

This article originally appeared in TCI’s 2020-21 Annual Report. Download the report (PDF) to read more. Across India, as many as 450 million people migrate from their homes in search of work. Most of these migrants are men from rural…

TCI Publishes 2020-21 Annual Report

The Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) has published its 2020-21 Annual Report. The report offers an in-depth look at the full range of TCI’s research and other activities, such as its signature project, Technical Assistance and Research for…