Welcome


Technical Assistance and Research for Indian Nutrition and Agriculture (TARINA) is a consortium that connects policy-focused academics from diverse disciplinary perspectives with impact-focused non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and development partners to tackle malnutrition in India. Through its leadership and expertise, the consortium aims to promote a more nutrition-sensitive food system that enhances the availability and affordability of diverse, high-quality and nutrient-rich foods for the rural poor. In view of this goal, TARINA provides a mix of technical assistance, evidence generation and capacity building for the design and implementation of agricultural projects, programs and policies that ensure improved nutrition outcomes.

TARINA was founded under a grant awarded to the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The project was launched on December 1st, 2015 and will run through November 2019.

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Tarina Project Locations

TARINA integrates nutrition-focused objectives, actions, and metrics into field-based projects and programs implemented by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and development partners in three Indian states – Bihar, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh.

TARINA in the News

TARINA in the News


TARINA Consortium Partners

BAIF Development Research Foundation
CAIR India
Cornell University
Emory University
Grameen Development Services
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Tata Trusts
Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS)