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Food Security in India: A Logistics and Supply Chain Challenge

Publisher: Indian Institute of Science

The World Food Summit of 1996 defined food security exists when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life. Commonly, the concept of food security is defined as including both physical and economic access to food that meets people's dietary needs as well as their food preferences. Food security is built on, availability of sufficient quantities of food on a consistent basis, having sufficient resources to obtain appropriate foods for a nutritious diet and finally appropriate use based on knowledge of basic nutrition and care, as well as adequate water and sanitation.

Author(s): N Viswanadham | Views(263) | Download (110)

  
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