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Through the Public Distribution System (PDS), the Indian government ensures the food security of its most impoverished citizens. However, new research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) reveals that the...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Global Development
  • Nutritional Sciences
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What Xepoleas saw as one example of cultural appropriation inspired her to begin researching how Indigenous women themselves contributed to the design and production of North American fashion in the early 20th century. "That's what led me to...
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
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When the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations challenged young researchers to think of ways to end hunger and transform agrifood systems, it hoped to inspire innovative thinking in sustainable development. More than 160 teams...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Climate Change
  • Food
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Vella, a CALS Community Food Systems Minor and Robert S. Harrison College Scholar in the College of Arts & Sciences, spent his summer gardening for the Big Pine Paiute Tribal Environmental Department and the Owens Valley Indian Water Commission...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development