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India and Food security

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  • Capital: New Delhi
  • Population: 1173108018
  • Size: 3287590.0 Km2

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Climate change and food security in India
M. Chakrabarty / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi 2016
Climate change has added to the enormity of India's food-security challenges. While the relationship between climate change and food security is complex, most studies focus on one dimension of food security, i.e., food availability. ...
Transforming state-citizen relations in food security schemes: the computerized ration card management system in Kerala
S. Masiero / Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India 2012
This paper looks at the application of ICTs to the improvement of state-citizen relations in a developing country context. It argues that, to maximise responsiveness of the government, ICTs need to target the structural problems in st...
Common futures: India and Africa in partnership
Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi 2015
Africa with its 54 countries is over ten times the size of India but has roughly the same population -- just over one billion people. The demographic structures are also very similar. In India more than fifty percent of the population...
HUNGaMA: Fighting hunger and malnutrition: The HUNGaMA Survey Report – 2011
2011
The HUNGaMA (Hunger and Malnutrition) Survey conducted across 112 rural districts of India in 2011 provides reliable estimates of child nutrition covering nearly 20 percent of Indian children. Its objective was to understand the curre...
Website: Right to Food Campaign
Right to Food Campaign, New Delhi 2015
The new India’s Right to Food Campaign website was launched in March 2014 at the campaign’s fifth convention. It is an action-oriented website, with lots of action-oriented material on the right to food in India including ...
Indo-US agricultural cooperation from "Green" to "Evergreen" Revolution?
U. Purushothaman / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi 2011
Trade between India and the US has grown exponentially since India adopted economic reforms in the 1990/91 period. There still remains a huge potential for increasing the bilateral trade. Defence-related trade, high-tech trade, agricu...
Fostering synergy between health and ICDS for advancing child survival and development
United Nations Children's Fund 2009
Valsad district, in the state of Gujarat, undertook a process to synchronise the administration, jurisdiction and function of Health department and the Integrated Child Development Services Scheme (ICDS). Synchronisation refers to the...
The effect of folic acid, protein energy and multiple micronutrient supplements in pregnancy on stillbirths
A Imdad; M.Y Yakoob; Z.A Bhutta / BMC Public Health 2011
Pregnancy is a state of increased requirement of macro- and micronutrients, and malnourishment or inadequate dietary intake before and during pregnancy, can lead to adverse perinatal outcomes including stillbirths. Many nutritional in...
Effect of balanced protein energy supplementation during pregnancy on birth outcomes
A Imdad; Z.A Bhutta / BMC Public Health 2011
The nutritional status of the mother prior to and during pregnancy plays a vital role in foetal growth and development, and maternal undernourishment may lead to adverse perinatal outcomes including intrauterine growth restriction (IU...
Measures, spatial profile and determinants of dietary diversity: evidence from India
M. Das / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India 2014
Food security policies in developing countries generally focus on calorie intake, which is not sufficient to tackle the triple burden of malnutrition: undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and over-nutrition. Consumption of a d...
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