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Why India performs so poorly in fighting hunger

Recently, a study on India's State Hunger Index comparing hunger across all India states was released by Purnima Menon, Anil Deolalikar and Anjor Bhaskar. Dr Purnima Menon is a research fellow at......

Universalise the PDS, increase rations

The horrifying state of hunger in India adds urgency to the need to implement a new food security law, writes Praful Bidwai.The announcement that the United Progressive Alliance will reconstitute......

India scores badly on Hunger Index, lags behind Nepal

Image: Children eat their community lunch inside a relief camp near Bilasipara town in Assam. Photograph: Utpal Baruah/Reuters Though hunger levels are not alarming in India, it still fares......

UPA government: A decade of DECAY!

The two decades of our "spectacular economic progress" has side-stepped vast swath of our underprivileged that oscillates between twenty per cent and one-fifth of our population, writes M R......

Why India scores poorly in global hunger index

India's extremely poor score in successive years in the global hunger index (GHI) should remind policy makers of the unfinished agenda of liberalisation. In 2012, the International Food Policy......

25 mn more kids to go hungry by 2050; India to be worst-hit

Over 25 million more children will suffer from malnourishment by 2050 due to effects of climate change and India will be one of the worst affected in the Asian region, a report by the International......

Food problems?A portal soon for developing nations

The International Food Policy Research Institutehas brought together 20 countries, including China, Brazil and India, through a portal where food and agricultural policy makers will exchange their......
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AUC-FSIN Technical Consultation Concludes with Recommendations for Harmonising and Improving Food and Nutrition Security Information in Africa

African Press Organization 2015-11-20 Over the past three days, the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the Food Security... ...

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Sri Lanka, Nov. 5 -- Over eight hundred million people in... ...
BD earns Tk 2.33b by exporting potatoes

Dhaka, Nov. 2 -- Bangladesh earned Tk 2.33 billion by exporting potatoes in 2014 -15 fiscal year, Export Promotion Bureau sources said.Potato... ...
Food for thought

A common accessory to modern living like the fridge can make a huge difference to hungry and poor on the street as an innovative experiment in... ...
One in Three of Global Population Malnourished A It Has Many Forms and Affects All Countries

A third of the global population is malnourished. "When one in three of us is held back due to malnutrition, we as families, communities, and... ...

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