Author: TARINA

The Farmers’ New Friend

The knowledge that Nandini Devi gained through adopting new farming methods, agricultural training, and recommended cultivation practices were put to good use when she became Krishi Sakhi (community agriculture care service provider) two years ago….

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Interacting with value chain actors: What to do when your research subjects have work to do

Levels of food loss are product
and value chain specific. An important first step in determining methods and
metrics to evaluate food loss of perishables was to identify the product (or products)
and map the value chains. The objective of my fieldwork …

Field notes: Fieldwork during work hours

Levels of food loss are product
and value chain specific. An important first step in determining methods and
metrics to evaluate food loss of perishables was to identify the product (or products)
and map the value chains. The objective of my fieldwork …

Farmers’ decision making and perceived benefits of orange-fleshed sweet potato adoption

“He says orange-fleshed sweet potato has made his family healthier,” my translator, Shaktikar says as I scribble notes in a small notebook. I make sure not to disturb the iPhone pointed towards the farmer we’re interviewing. It is recording every word …

TARINA 2017 at a Glance

Tata-Cornell releases its TARINA 2017 at a Glance Report, which summarizes ongoing activities and progress achieved across thematic areas of the program over the past year. This year’s issue features research and field-based interventions implemented by TARINA partners in each program location.

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)