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Food Security in India: Issues and Challenges

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The World Food Conference 1974 resolved that the food security ensures adequate supplies and availability. Food security has become a significant issue across the world predominantly in developing countries like India. In a report of International Food Policy Research Institute's Global Hunger Index, 2011, has declared India’s 67th rank of the 81 countries of the world with the worst food security status. Food security in the United Nation’s (UN) Development Programmes original concept of human security has been considered as one of the important factor along with economic, health, environmental, personal, community, and political security. The Purpose of the present joint paper is to emphasize the policies, issues and challenges for the food security in relevance to India.

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