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New research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) sheds light on the patterns of obesity within India, underscoring the need for policies and programs that consider the factors driving obesity rates within...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
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NextGen Cassava project director Chiedozie Egesi was announced as the 2021 Achiever in Agriculture Award for his work creating a platform to deliver resilient food systems in Nigeria.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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A new Cornell engaged learning course, co-sponsored by the Rural Schools Association of New York State, aims to help under-resourced schools identify critical funding needs, then seek grant funds to support programming.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Development
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This year the BGRI will host a virtual conference October 6-8 with the theme “Global Resilience: Science, Pandemics, and the Future of Wheat.” The 2021 BGRI Virtual Technical Workshop will explore how nearly two decades of monitoring and responding to wheat rust epidemics can provide lessons for other global disease outbreaks such as COVID-19. Keynote speakers will draw attention to how we can apply the lessons learned from wheat research and epidemic response to other pandemic diseases facing today’s world.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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A man in India driving a car

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New research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) sheds light on the patterns of obesity within India, underscoring the need for policies and programs that consider the factors driving obesity rates within...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
Three people at an award reception on a stage

News

NextGen Cassava project director Chiedozie Egesi was announced as the 2021 Achiever in Agriculture Award for his work creating a platform to deliver resilient food systems in Nigeria.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
A school bus driving up a road in a very rural setting surrounded by fields

News

A new Cornell engaged learning course, co-sponsored by the Rural Schools Association of New York State, aims to help under-resourced schools identify critical funding needs, then seek grant funds to support programming.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Development
Colorful graphic with representations of wheat

News

This year the BGRI will host a virtual conference October 6-8 with the theme “Global Resilience: Science, Pandemics, and the Future of Wheat.” The 2021 BGRI Virtual Technical Workshop will explore how nearly two decades of monitoring and responding to wheat rust epidemics can provide lessons for other global disease outbreaks such as COVID-19. Keynote speakers will draw attention to how we can apply the lessons learned from wheat research and epidemic response to other pandemic diseases facing today’s world.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section