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Fjolla Kondirolli

Fjolla is a Research Support Specialist for the Tata-Cornell Institute, where she carries out data analysis in support of the program’s research goals. When she joined TCI, she was involved in data management and analysis of the TARINA Baseline Survey, which will be used to generate evidence towards the objective of the program (promoting a more nutrition-sensitive food system in India). She has worked closely with Professor Prabhu Pingali on donor trends in agricultural research and development in developing countries, using available data on R&D expenditure by governments and international organizations such as CGIAR. Other research areas include the potential impacts of climate change on food security and the impact of women’s empowerment on household nutrition. Prior to joining TCI, she worked as an intern for the World Bank’s Doing Business report. She holds a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in international development studies from Cornell University.