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Cornell University

Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

Research Area: Food Safety, Water & Sanitation


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...
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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. Shiuli Vanaja

Shiuli Vanaja earned her PhD in applied economics and management in 2020. She is now an assistant professor of economics at Azim Premji University in Bangalore. Her research interests lie in the field of development and resource economics, specifically the…

Dr. Anthony Wenndt

Dr. Anthony Wenndt is a technical specialist in food safety research at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition. He earned his PhD in the field of plant pathology and plant-microbe biology in 2020. His research interests are the biology and…