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Child Underweight, Land Productivity and Public Services: A District-Level Analysis for India

Publisher: LANSA

Though India’s rank has improved in the Global Hunger Index, contributed largely by the fall in the underweight rates for children, concerns of high level of undernutrition in predominantly agricultural pockets remain. This study aims at linking child underweight rates to agricultural land productivity, a proxy for agricultural prosperity, and to the provisioning of public services, using district-level data.

Author(s): Swarna Vepa, Brinda Viswanathan, Rohit Parasar, R. V. Bhavani | Views(443)

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