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Food Security, Nutritional Status, and Nutritional Support Programmes: Odisha

Publisher: Government of Odisha

Food security is not guaranteed by adequate foodgrain production or even food availability. It is more fundamentally linked to both physical and economic access to food. Livelihood security is an important determinant for access to food. Taking into account food availability, food access, and food absorption, represented by 19 indicators, Orissa has been put in the category of ‘severely food insecure’ regions. Severe food insecurity in Orissa is primarily due to the presence of a vulnerable rural population with poor livelihood access or livelihood susceptible to natural disasters.

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