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Pathways from Agriculture to Nutrition in India: The Role of Women’s Time Trade-Offs and Empowerment

Cornell University, 2019 Abstract: Agriculture plays a key role in improving nutrition as a significant proportion of the malnourished population lives in rural areas and depends on smallholder agriculture for their sustenance. About 30 percent of the labor force in agriculture in India are women, and...
Women farming

Increased Agricultural Work Worsens Women’s Nutrition

Researchers from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) say that programs aimed at improving nutritional outcomes in rural India must account for how the time constraints imposed on women by domestic and agricultural work affect their nutritional status.…
TCi intern Christian DiRado-Owens

The first round of MNDA dietary diversity data collection concludes: Reflections from Dokur

TCi intern Christian DiRado-Owens, a development sociology student at Cornell University, reflects on the first round of data collection in the field. Christian is among five interns and TCi staff members who are spending the summer in India testing the…
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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…

Dr. Vidya Vemireddy

Vidya Vemireddy completed her PhD in applied economics and management at Cornell’s Dyson School in May 2019. After graduating, she joined the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA). Vidya is interested in development economics and, in particular, exploring the linkages…