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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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New Tool Launched for Effective Water Management by Indian Industry and Others

New Delhi Today, Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII) Water India 2015 event sees the launch of the new version of the India Water Tool (IWT... ...

http://www.apnnews.com/2015/02/28/new-tool-launched-for-effective-water-management-by-indian-industry-and-others/
Sowing sustainable agriculture

Keeping in consideration other priorities in agriculture, the following five areas must receive attention for FY16 Budget to promote sustainable... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/fe-columnist/union-budget-sowing-sustainable-agriculture/46128/
Burundi… where parents beat starving children

Provided by Al Jazeera More than half of the southern African country's children under five have stunted growth because of a lack of... ...

http://www.msn.com/en-in/news/world/wasting-away-in-burundi/ar-BBhKfD4?srcref=rss
Harvesting Nutrition Awards Highlight Three Winning Projects from Across Africa

Projects show ways to link agriculture, nutrition and food security in single program WASHINGTON, February 19, 2015 — Three innovative,... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/harvesting-nutrition-awards-highlight-three-winning-projects-across-africa
World cereal production at an all-time high

DELHI: World cereal production reached a new all-time record of nearly 2,534 million tonnes (MT) in 2014, beating the previous record of the 2013... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/World-cereal-production-at-an-all-time-high/articleshow/46280900.cms

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