D-Lab: Development Student Fieldwork - India 2020

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In January of 2020, during MIT's Independent Activities Period (IAP) of four students from the D-Lab: Development class and trip leader Megha Hegde (Research Associate, MIT D-Lab) worked with The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's India office and their local partners MicroSave Consulting and the local government, to conduct a needs assessment for lentil procurement in Nalanda, Bihar, India.

Student blog post: Needs assessment and co-design for lentil procurement in Bihar, India


Megha Hegde, MIT D-Lab Research Associate