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National Food Policies Impacting on Food Security: The Experience of India, a Large Populated Country

Publisher: UNU-WIDER

This paper reviews the Indian approach to tackling the severe problem of food insecurity, which India faced immediately after independence. It reviews the evolution of food policy, the major policy instruments deployed, intervention in food marketing system, and the current status of food security/insecurity. The paper also identifies the lessons emerging from the experience of India.

Author(s): S. S. Acharya | Views(309)

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