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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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Three Years of Field Trials With Nitrogen-Efficient Rice Demonstrate Significant Yield Increases

Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural technology company that develops and commercializes plant traits and products that improve farm... ...

http://businesswireindia.com/news/news-details/three-years-field-trials-with-nitrogen-efficient-rice-demonstrate-sign/43185
Chronic hunger remains a threat to sustainable growth, warns IFPRI

UNITED NATIONS - Middle income countries (MICs), despite some rising as global economic powerhouses, are home to the majority of the world's... ...

http://www.bombaynews.net/index.php/sid/231233233
India among 5 nations accounting for half of world's hungry

Five middle-income countries (MICs) which displayed strong economic growth in 2014 India, Brazil, China, Mexico and Indonesia account for 363... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/india-among-five-nations-account-for-half-of-global-hungry/article7011937.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Policy on child malnutrition uses old data

Prime Minister Modi said child malnutrition would be tackled on a "mission mode", his predecessor called it a national shame. Yet, policymaking is... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Policy-on-child-malnutrition-uses-old-data/articleshow/46523739.cms
New tool for effective water management launched at CIIs Water India 2015 event

News Business News Business News India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 03, 2015... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-business/new-tool-for-effective-water-management-launched-at-ciis-water-india-2015-event-115030300262_1.html

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