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ICRW interviews Dr. Soumya Gupta, Winner of the Paula Kantor Award

By Erin Kelly Erin Kelly is a Communications Specialist at the International Center for Research on Women. This interview originally appeared on the ICRW website. On January 20th, ICRW awarded Dr. Soumya Gupta with the inaugural Paula Kantor Award for…

Improving Dietary Diversity through Market Access, Livestock, and Women’s Education

In developing countries like India, people in rural areas often subsist on diets of mostly cereal grains which lack important micronutrients, leading to a range of maladies, including anemia, stunting, low birth weight, and more. In a newly published article…

Yes, Women in India Are Consuming a Less Diverse Diet

With nearly 55% of rural Indian women suffering from anemia and 30% considered to be underweight, it is no surprise that researchers and policymakers alike are interested in ways to assess and improve women’s diets. In a newly published paper…
Women sitting on ground surrounded by fruits and vegetables

New Study Shows Cost of EAT-Lancet Diet in India

The least-expensive healthy diet recommended by the EAT-Lancet Commission costs up to five times as much as what Indians currently spend, according to new research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI). In a study published in Global…
Soumya Gupta

Dr. Soumya Gupta

Soumya Gupta is a research economist at TCI. Her research interests lie at the intersections of food security, agriculture, and maternal and child nutrition. Soumya received her PhD from Cornell University’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. She was…