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India's hunger problem worse than North Korea, Bangladesh

The country ranked 100th out of 119 countries on the global hunger index, slipping three positions from last year. IMAGE: The country’s serious hunger level is driven by high child......

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......

Is FCI-like body needed for pulses?

The fund allocated for pulses buffer is more than 40% of entire farm ministry's 2016-17 budget. The Centre is all set to create a huge buffer stock of pulses of around 2 million tonnes, half of......

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......
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A report by the Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has revealed that India has a higher rate of malnutrition... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/india-s-hunger-problem-worse-than-north-korea-myanmar-report-117112100121_1.html
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India is facing a serious burden of undernutrition, according to a global report released today which shows that more than half the women of... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/641350/india-serious-burden-undernutrition-report.html
Nepal ahead of India, South Asian neighbours in reducing hunger

Nepal is several notches ahead of India and its other South Asian neighbours in the campaign to reduce hunger, according to the Global Hunger... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a780131.html

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