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Category Archives: Human Right To Food
Providing food and nutrition security to the vast number of poor should be taken with highest priority. Else the very high level of hunger and malnutrition in India will only get worse due to climate change related adverse effects in the coming future. Continue reading
The widespread poverty and malnutrition in India is a result of food mismanagement. Rather than a food security bill what is actually needed is to streamline the food grain production, procurement and distribution. Cutting food subsidies is a step in the wrong direction. Continue reading
Since independence, the need for land reform in India is seen as a key to fulfill the constitutional obligation of guaranteeing adequate means of livelihood. However, as several studies observed, the Land Ceiling Act has never been effectively enforced. Still … Continue reading
In India there is a deeply rooted tradition of respect for food – it stresses the importance of growing and sharing food. Sharing or offering food is a universal tradition shared by all religious entities that have roots in the … Continue reading
The progress made by agriculture in the last four decades has been one of the biggest success stories of free India. However, people of India, particularly the poor still don’t have food security. Continue reading
To implement the right to food at the national level, political will and adherence to international standards are key. Turning commitment into reality typically involves passing legislation implementing the right and adopting concrete policies and programs. Among the countries currently … Continue reading