Tag: DNS

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 …

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 …

New food for better health: Introducing orange sweet potato to Uttar Pradesh

On a bright, windy morning in the rural district of
Maharajganj, Sunita Devi listens for the crackling of cumin seeds in hot
mustard oil, then adds a heap of chopped onions and garlic to the pan, smiling
as they begin to sizzle and brown. She is tryi…

Field notes: Visit to the Azadpur fruit and vegetable wholesale market

The United
Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 12
, responsible consumption and production, aims to halve worldwide
food waste and reduce global food loss by 2030. When thinking about this goal,
many questions arise, such as:How is food loss and food waste defined?What metrics and methods are used …

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Cornell University
Emory University
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International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Tata Trusts
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