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Malnutrition, the Outcome of Governance Deficit: A Case Study from Sahariya Villages in Madhya Pradesh

Publisher: Right to Food

This is a report of a case study from Sahariya villages in Madhya Pradesh. One of the government studies reports that all the children from Sahriya community are weak and anaemic, the government terms it as malnutrition. Malnutrition means not getting enough nutritious food; hunger, starvation. Sahriya used to get nutritiously enriched food stuff from Nature, the forest, the immediate surrounding natural environment. Does this mean that Nature and the Forest have been seized off (by the government) from the tribal community?

Author(s): Sachin Kumar Jain | Views(469) | Download (175)

  
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