Brayden Preston is a research support specialist at TCI. He is contributing to a report on the nutritional security impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown in India. Brayden has a deep interest in the economic empowerment and social wellbeing of marginal communities. He recently graduated from the International Agriculture & Development program at Cornell University, where he concentrated in economics and development. During his time as an undergraduate, he took several opportunities to research agricultural livelihood approaches across developing countries.