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Getting Agricultural Policies Right: TCi presents at 2013 Technical Meeting on Nutrition in Rome

Last week, the technical meeting for the upcoming 2nd International Conference for Nutrition was held at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) headquarters in Rome, Italy. The purpose of the meeting was to gather experts to hear country feedback and…

TCI holds first joint course on Sustainable Global Food Systems in India

TCi recently held its first joint course with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). The course, Sustainable Global Food Systems: Food Policy for Developing Countries, was held in Mumbai, India from January 25-28, 2014. TCi Scholar Tanvi Rao, a…
TCI panel at meeting

TCi convenes working group in India focused on smallholder aggregation models for improving nutrition

TCi recently coordinated a multi-sector meeting with plant breeders, economists, private agribusiness companies, NGO organizations, and intergovernmental organizations at the Hyperabad offices of ICRISAT to discuss how to expand supply and improve demand for protein-dense and biofortified foods in India. …
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Women’s groups as conduits towards resilient communities

This post originally appeared at FarmingFirst.org, where TCi director Prabhu Pingali contributed to a series of blog articles on resilience published in partnership with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) ahead of the conference “Building Resilience for Food and…
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Agricultural policy priorities for the new Indian government

TCi director Prabhu Pingali shares his thoughts on how the new Indian government should approach the agricultural and nutritional needs of its growing nation. Despite overall economic growth that the country has been experiencing over the past few decades, rural…
Moldy peanuts viewed through a microscope

Targeted Approach to Mycotoxin Mitigation Is Needed in Indian Food Systems

A new study from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) reveals a significant risk of mycotoxin exposure from staple food commodities in Unnao, India, that warrants targeted food safety interventions to avoid adverse health outcomes. Mycotoxins are naturally…

Video coverage of TCI’s Annual Celebration 2016

TCI hosts its year-end annual celebration to review the year’s accomplishments, present our latest research, and share a vision for the year ahead. We also launch our Annual Report. The event was held on Friday, December 9th, 2016. Speakers include:…

Promoting a more nutritious food system in India: The role of smallholder agriculture

Dr. Prabhu Pingali, Director of the Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI) & Professor of Applied Economics at Cornell University, delivered an opening lecture, titled “Promoting a More Nutritious Food System in India: The Role of Smallholder Agriculture,” at the Agricultural Economics Research…

Congratulations to our newest graduate!

Dr. Tanvi Rao graduated with her Ph.D. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University’s Charles H. Dyson School in Applied Economics and Management. She has been a Tata-Cornell Scholar from 2012-2017 where she has made exceptional contributions through her…

Why Fieldwork Matters

At the Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI), doing applied, on-the-ground research is a serious part of our mission. We believe that academic rigor and fieldwork go hand in hand. In this panel, Tata-Cornell Scholars discuss what they’ve gained from their experiences conducting…