Research Area: Agriculture Transformation, Food Systems & Nutrition Transition
Promoting Millets in the Public Distribution System
This special policy brief provides cost-saving estimates associated with the potential introduction of millets into India’s Public Distribution System (PDS), which provides subsidized food to more than 800 million people. This analysis provides policymakers and other stakeholders with valuable information that can be used to...
Food Systems Transformation in Asia – A Brief Economic History
Agricultural Economics, July 2022
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...
Essays on the Effects of Migration & Remittances on Households in Rural India
Cornell University, 2021 Abstract: This dissertation focuses on the effects of migration and remittances on the welfare of families left-behind, in the context of farming households in rural India. Labor migration is heavily male dominant in India, and women and children are often left behind....
Transitioning to an Obese India: Demographic and Structural Determinants of the Rapid Rise in Overweight Incidence
Economics & Human Biology, Volume 43, December 2021
The Diversified Food System in India: Are We Budgeting Well?
TCI-TARINA Policy Brief No. 12, May 2018
Towards Developing Diversified Food Systems in Bihar for Improving Nutritional Outcomes
TCI-TARINA Policy Brief No. 11, May 2018
Crop-neutral Agricultural Policy: Creating a Level Playing Field for More Nutritious, Non-staple Foods in India
TCI-TARINA Policy Brief No. 9, October 2017
Seeing the Whole Picture: India’s Triple Burden of Malnutrition
TCI-TARINA Policy Brief No. 6, May 2017