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Migration Mess: Using a Food Systems Lens to Understand India’s Migrant Crisis after COVID-19

In this blog post, Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI) postdoctoral associate Anaka Aiyar draws lessons about migrants in India from TCI’s book, Transforming Food Systems for a Rising India, and applies them to the migration plight precipitated by the coronavirus pande… Read more

Those Left Behind: Understanding the Effects of Internal Male Migration on Women’s Participation in Agriculture

This piece from the TCI 2019-20 Annual Report presents TCI scholar Vidya Bharathi Rajkumar’s research on the impact of male migration on women’s roles in agriculture. Download the full annual report to read more. Across the developing world, hundreds of millions of… Read more

‘One Nation One Ration Card’ can transform lives in India

Recently launched, One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) will enable better accessibility of the Public Distribution System in India. It will enable migrants to seamlessly access their entitlement, helping those discriminated against at one fair price shop (FPS) swi… Read more

The first round of MNDA dietary diversity data collection concludes: Reflections from Dokur

TCi intern Christian DiRado-Owens, a development sociology student at Cornell University, reflects on the first round of data collection in the field. Christian is among five interns and TCi staff members who are spending the summer in India testing the dietary dive… Read more