Research Area: Food & Ag-Science Innovations
In Vitro Digestion Methods to Estimate Forage Quality and Applied Research on Goat Feeding Systems in Odisha, India
Cornell University, 2018 Abstract: Measuring forage quality reliably in the laboratory and field is of crucial importance because livestock nutrition is a defining component of system productivity and accounts for a substantial portion of system costs. This dissertation explores both aspects of forage quality estimation with...
Foraging and Body Condition Characterization of Goats in Northwestern India
The Indian Journal of Small Ruminants 2015, 21(2): 245-252
Soil Health Characterization in Smallholder Agricultural Catchments in India
Applied Soil Ecology, February 2019
Effect of Goat Management Practices on Animal Nutrition and the Environment in Western Odisha, India
Cogent Food & Agriculture, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2020
Transforming Food Systems for a Rising India
The Indian growth story is a paradoxical one. Despite economic progress over the past two decades, regional inequality, food insecurity, and malnutrition problems persist. Simultaneously, recent trends in obesity along with micro-nutrient deficiency portend to a future public health crisis. Reviews ‘This book… brings together...
Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition in India 2020: Leveraging Agriculture to Achieve Zero Hunger
TCI’s 2020 report on Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition in India (FAN 2020) provides an analysis of India’s progress towards achieving the second sustainable development goal—zero hunger. Using district-level data and maps, the report highlights stark spatial differences in the extent of the hunger problem and identifies potential...
Dr. Maureen Valentine
Maureen Valentine completed her PhD in animal science at Cornell University in August 2018. Her research focused on enhancements to the productivity of goat production systems in rural India through improved animal nutrition. Livestock production in India faces a widespread…