Research Area: Food Safety, Water & Sanitation
Participatory Mycotoxin Management in India and the Genetic Determinants of Symptom Manifestation in the Sorghum Grain Mold Disease Complex
Cornell University, 2020 Abstract: Mycotoxin contamination is an important constraint to food security and public health in a range of food systems. Dietary exposure to mycotoxins is associated with health and nutrition adversities in humans and livestock. Surveillance systems and management strategies are rarely attentive...
Addressing Mycotoxin Exposure across Village Food Systems in Rural India
TCI-TARINA Policy Brief No. 10, October 2017
Farmer Research Networks Enable Community-Based Mycotoxin Management in Rural Indian Villages
Agricultural Systems, Volume 192, August 2021
Essays on the Time Use and Behavioral Patterns of Women’s Access to Household Water in Rural India
Cornell University, 2020 Abstract: In this dissertation, three independent research papers are joined together by the common research theme of ‘Women’s access to household water’ in India. The first two papers are based on the self-collected data from selected villages of Jharkhand, India. In these papers,...
Pandemics and food systems – towards a proactive food safety approach to disease prevention & management
Food Security, Online: July 2020
Exploring Aflatoxin Contamination and Household-Level Exposure Risk in Diverse Indian Food Systems
PLOS One, Online: October 26, 2020
Spatiotemporal Assessment of Post-Harvest Mycotoxin Contamination in Rural North Indian Food Systems
Food Control, Volume 126, August 2021
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...