Kumbhar, Vijay (2010): Food Insecurity in India: Natural or Manmade?
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The issue of food security, especially in a developing nation like India, raises the twin problems of uncertain food production and unequal food distribution. The impact of unequal food distribution can have adverse effects on the rural and urban population living below the poverty line. Food insecurity is not only economic problem but also problem of non-humanity approach in India. There availability of the food grains is enough to satisfy their needs. According to the statistical data published by the ‘Food Corporation of India’ and the government of India foodgrain availability is 229 million tonnes in 2008-09 which is 230 million tonnes in previous year. While it is happening because, foodgrain traders are doing speculation practice and sealing them in high prices than fair prices. We may say that, Food insecurity is not only natural but also manmade
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Food Insecurity in India: Natural or Manmade?|
|English Title:||Food Insecurity in India: Natural or Manmade?|
|Keywords:||Supply , Demand, Manmade|
|Subjects:||Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q1 - Agriculture > Q18 - Agricultural Policy ; Food Policy|
|Depositing User:||Vijay Kumbhar|
|Date Deposited:||10. Jul 2010 08:41|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 14:33|
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