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Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

Research Area: Agriculture Transformation, Food Systems & Nutrition Transition

Dr. Vidya Bharathi Rajkumar

Vidya Bharathi Rajkumar earned her PhD in applied economics and management from Cornell University in 2021. She is now an assistant professor of economics at Krea University in Sri City, India. Her research interests lie in the field of development…

Dr. Sunaina Dhingra

Sunaina Dhingra is an associate professor in the Jindal School of Government and Public Policy at O.P. Jindal Global University in India. She was a postdoctoral associate at TCI. Her research addressed the extent to which early childhood (pre-school) exposure…
Andaleeb Rahman

Dr. Andaleeb Rahman

Andaleeb Rahman is a research associate at TCI. He is an economist by training. His research interests are economic and human development. Much of his work explores aspects of agriculture, food, and nutritional security in India. At TCI, Andaleeb is…
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‚Äôs Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. She was…
Mathew Abraham

Dr. Mathew Abraham

Dr. Mathew Abraham is the assistant director of TCI. He is responsible for coordinating research and offering strategic guidance and support for project implementation. Previously, Mathew joined TCI as a postdoctoral associate in August 2015, after completing his PhD from…
Prabhu Pingali

Dr. Prabhu Pingali

Dr. Prabhu Pingali is the founding director of TCI and a professor in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, with an appointment in the Department of Global Development in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences…

Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World: Challenges and Opportunities

Edited by Prabhu Pingali and Gershon Feder Part of the Earthscan Food and Agriculture book series Routledge, May 2017