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TCI Director Named NAAS Pravasi Fellow

Prabhu Pingali, director of the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI), has been inducted as a Pravasi Fellow of India’s National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS). The Pravasi Fellowship is awarded to expatriate Indians for their contr… Read more

TCI Study Finds COVID-19 Could Exacerbate Malnutrition in India

In a report published July 17, researchers from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) show that India’s rigorous lockdown has driven up the price of produce, limiting people’s ability to afford a nutritionally diverse diet. In the study, Pa… Read more
Cover of Pandemic Prices: COVID-19 Price Shocks and Their Implications for Nutrition Security in India

Pandemic Prices: COVID-19 Price Shocks and Their Implications for Nutrition Security in India

By Payal Seth, Bhaskar Mittra, and Prabhu Pingali In Pandemic Prices: Price Shocks from COVID-19 and Their Implications on Nutrition Security in India, TCI researchers assess the impact that India’s COVID-19 lockdown had on Indian food prices. They demonstrate tha… Read more

Pandemics and Food Systems – Towards a Proactive Food Safety Approach to Disease Prevention & Management

In this blog post, which originally appeared as an op-ed piece in Food Security, TCI alumna Anaka Aiyar and director Prabhu Pingali advocate for investments in food safety as part of the response to COVID-19. Abstract Recent large-scale pandemics such as the covid19,… Read more

Improving Dietary Diversity through Market Access, Livestock, and Women’s Education

In developing countries like India, people in rural areas often subsist on diets of mostly cereal grains which lack important micronutrients, leading to a range of maladies, including anemia, stunting, low birth weight, and more. In a newly published article in the F… Read more