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Op-Ed Urges India to Adapt to Aging Population

India’s falling birth rate will necessitate some policy changes to effectively manage the fiscal and health-related challenges associated with aging populations, TCI Director Prabhu Pingali and gender and nutrition specialist Shubh Swain argue in an op-ed published in The Financial…

Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition in Bihar: Getting to Zero Hunger

TCI’s 2022 report on Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition in Bihar (FAN-Bihar) provides a detailed reassessment of the food system approach for achieving the 2nd Sustainable Development Goal (SDG2) — zero hunger by 2030 — in Bihar. The report emphasizes the high rates of malnutrition in...
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TCI to Co-Host Webinar on Production Diversity and Farmers’ Income

The Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) is co-hosting a webinar on “Production Diversity and Farmers’ Income” on Friday, June 25, at 8 a.m. EDT/5:30 p.m. IST. The event is the fourth in a series of policy discussions on…

TCI Calls Attention to Rising Obesity in India

Tackling the obesity crises in urban and rural India will require a push for healthier behaviors anchored by policy changes designed to improve access to diverse, nutritious foods, say researchers at the Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI). Writing in the Financial Express,…

Dr. Shubh Swain

Shubh Swain is the assistant director for TARINA and the gender and nutrition specialist at TCI. He is a demographer by training and has nearly a decade of work experience in gender, nutrition, and public health in India and Africa.…