Tag: TCI

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 …

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 …

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…

Building capacity for project monitoring, evaluation, and learning among a wide range of organizations and stakeholders

TCI’s
TARINA Center of Excellence in New Delhi provides capacity building on
project monitoring and evaluation (M&E) to senior- and mid-level managers
of organizations interested in advancing data-based solutions for development
effectiveness. Rece…

TARINA 2017 at a Glance

The Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) releases its Technical Assistance and Research for Indian Nutrition and Agriculture (TARINA) 2017 at a Glance Report, which summarizes ongoing activities and progress achieved across themat…

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)