New food policies could take the bite out of India’s malnutrition

ITHACA, N.Y. – India has spent the last 50 years combating hunger by boosting its production of staple crops like wheat, rice and maize. The strategy has worked – up to a point. Now India struggles with chronic malnutrition and child stunting, even though it produces enough calories to keep hunger at bay. But new […]

Innovations in food distribution key to cure malnutrition

Malnutrition’s triple burden of undernourishment, deficiencies in vitamins and minerals, and over nutrition impacts millions of people around the world. Miguel Gómez, professor of applied economics and management at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University, says that changes in the availability, variety and composition of foods in developing countries is a […]

Snipping away at SNAP

As families brace for cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) two Cornell experts offer unique perspective on how the changes could affect families and local communities.   Jamie Dollahite, professor at Cornell University, is an expert in nutrition education for limited resource audiences, Director of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program for […]