Author: TARINA

Dr. Prabhu Pingali

Dr. Prabhu Pingali is the Chair of the TARINA Steering Committee, Founding Director of TCI, and a Professor in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, with a joint appointment in the Division of Nutritional Sciences and in the College of Agriculture and …

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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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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 ...

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 ...

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)