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India and Food security

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

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Overcoming obstacles to women's empowerment within Indian ginger production
C. Gurung; N. Gurung / International Development Research Centre 2006
This paper explores strategies for involving women in the management and control of ginger production in India. The focus is on the social and gendered nature of ginger production, commercialisation and disease management. ...
Community adaptive response and resilience to climate change
M. Rondon / International Development Research Centre 2005
In 2005, IDRC provided CA $1,000,000 to the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) to support a four-year research collaboration with TERI of India. These institutes will study the adaptation of agricultural commun...
The relationship between public works programmes and food insecurity
N. Ghosh; B. Guha-Khasnobis / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2006
This paper reviews the strategies and instruments in India that address household food insecurity. The paper also examines how far the existing public works programmes (PWP) target the households that are likely to be food insecure. I...
Managing physical and spatial dimensions of a city
O. Argenti; C. Marocchino / Agricultural Support Systems Division, FAO 2005
This guide describes the principal activities of food supply and distribution systems (FSDSs) and suggests planning criteria for managing the physical and spatial dimensions of a city in order to improve the quantity, quality, variety...
Corruption challenges Indian’s right to food
G. Cheriyan / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2006
If production of food grains in India is ample, then why does India account for a third of the world’s hungry? This paper reviews initiatives by the Government of India to provide food security to its citizens, and it explores wh...
Trends in cereal consumption in India and the likely impacts on food security
S. Mittal / Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations 2006
Over the past two decades, even the poor in India have shifted their consumption away from cereals towards other foods. What are the implications of this for India’s future food security? This study reviews trends in per capita c...
Sharing lessons on national systems of food distribution
Z. Zhang-Yue; W. Guanghua 2006
What are the differences between the Public Distribution Systems (PDS) of foodgrains in India and China? This paper compares these two systems and how they have helped to improve national food security, food security of the general pu...
Speeches by Southern leaders on the topic of hunger
South Centre 2005
This issue of the South Bulletin focuses on Hunger, with contributions from various Southern leaders including speeches from President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil, President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela and President...
Differing outcomes of food aid in Africa and Asia
C. del Ninno; P. A Dorosh; K. Subarao / World Bank 2005
This paper analyses the outcomes of food aid and food security in India, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Zambia. The research shows that there are large differences in the effectiveness of food aid in reducing long term dependence on food a...
Right-to-food violations, India
FIAN Norway 2005
This advocacy group document confirms the violation of human rights in Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal, India. It specifically addresses abuses with regard to the right to adequate food. The report is based on information provide...
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