System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism
for Agriculture and Nutrition

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Food and Nutrition

Publisher: Department of Economics, DSE

This paper emphasis on neglect of nutrition issues in public policy, in spite of the democratic nature of India’s political institutions. The paper shows recent nutrition trends in India. The simultaneous decline of cereal and nutrient intakes has been interpreted by some commentators as a symptom of the “impoverishment” of the rural population. This interpretation, however, leads to further paradoxes and unresolved puzzles.

Author(s): Jean Dreze | Views(738) | Download (276)

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