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Flawed economics? 11.12.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Hunger is not related as much to food production as to access and distribution
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The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley starts his Pre-Budget Consultations with stakeholders; Holds his First Pre-Budget Consultation Meeting with the representatives of different Agriculture Groups; Stresses on the need to conserve water, incentivize agro processing and promote balanced use of fertilizers in order to ensure higher agriculture productivity. 5.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Shri Arun Jaitley said that there is a need to conserve water, incentivize agro processing and promote balanced use of fertilizers in order to ensure higher agriculture productivity. The Finance Minister said that in order to achieve the goal of doubling the farmer’s income by 2022
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A misleading hunger index 3.12.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
In its calculations, the Global Hunger Index assigns a disproportionate value to child undernourishment
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Hunger deeper than its index 1.12.2017 BusinessLine - BL Ink
Ensuring availability and distribution of food, along with the colossal task of protecting individual rights, are still only concepts in many parts of India
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50% Indian women are anaemic: Why it persists after 70 yrs of freedom 21.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
'Low political commitment' is the top reason: Public health nutrition specialist
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India's hunger problem worse than North Korea, Myanmar: IFPRI report 21.11.2017 News
Only two Asian countries, Pakistan and Afghanistan, were hungrier than India in 2017
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India`s hunger problem worse than North Korea, Myanmar: Report 21.11.2017 Zee News : India National
As per the report, the rankings were based on four indicators: undernourishment, child mortality, child wasting, and child stunting.
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Loan waiver is not the solution 14.11.2017 Hindu: Opinion
We need to revisit the credit policy with a focus on the outreach of banks and financial inclusion
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India under serious burden of anaemia, obesity: report 7.11.2017 Hindu: S & T
India is facing a serious burden of of malnutrition as well as obesity, according to a global report which shows that while half the country’s women suffer from anaemia, at least 22% of adult women ...
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Malnutrition is still a serious problem for India: report 6.11.2017 BusinessLine - Economy
‘India suffers from twin-problem of under-nutrition and obesity’
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India under serious burden of undernutrition: report 6.11.2017 deccanherald.com
India is facing a serious burden of undernutrition, according to a global report released today which shows that more than half the women of reproductive age in the country suffer from anaemia. The Global Nutrition Report 2017, which looked at 140 countries including India, found significant burdens of three important forms of malnutrition used as an indicator of broader trends. These include childhood stunting, anaemia in women of reproductive age, and overweight adult women. Latest figures show that 38 per cent of children under five are affected by stunting - children too short for their age due to lack of nutrients, suffering irreversible damage to brain capacity. About 21 per cent of children under 5 are defined as wasted or severely wasted - meaning they do not weigh enough for their height. Over half of women of reproductive age - 51 per cent - suffer from anaemia - a serious condition that can have long term health impacts for mother and child. More than 22 per cent of adult women are overweight, ...
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Feeding a billion: Evaluating India’s progress at eliminating hunger 17.10.2017 Hindu: National
While food production is still not insulated from the vagaries of nature - which can vacillate between extremes - ranging from the floods which ravaged parts of Northern India this year, to the extant drought in the South, anthropogenic factors are holding back India’s quest to attain food security.
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World Food Day: Why 19 crore Indians go to bed hungry every night 16.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
The first food distribution programme was launched in 1939 in India. But, still more than 19 crore people don't get enough food.
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Nepal ahead of India, South Asian neighbours in reducing hunger 14.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nepal is several notches ahead of India and its other South Asian neighbours in the campaign to reduce hunger, according to the Global Hunger Index.
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Despite economic slowdown, India still can meet goals on poverty, hunger 14.10.2017 Latest News
The ongoing slowdown in economic growth could increase the need for government programmes to alleviate poverty and hunger
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India's hunger problem worse than North Korea, Bangladesh 13.10.2017 Rediff: News
The country ranked 100th out of 119 countries on the global hunger index, slipping three positions from last year.
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Global Hunger Index: More & more Indian children weigh too little for their height 13.10.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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India 100th on global hunger index, trails N Korea,Bangladesh 12.10.2017 deccanherald.com
India has a "serious" hunger problem and ranks 100th out of 119 countries on the global hunger index -- behind North Korea, Bangladesh and Iraq but ahead of Pakistan, according to a report. The countrys serious hunger level is driven by high child malnutrition and underlines need for stronger commitment to the social sector, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) said in its report. India stood at 97th position in last years rankings. "India is ranked 100th out of 119 countries, and has the third highest score in all of Asia -- only Afghanistan and Pakistan are ranked worse," IFPRI said in a statement. "At 31.4, Indias 2017 GHI (Global Hunger Index) score is at the high end of the serious category, and is one of the main factors pushing South Asia to the category of worst performing region on the GHI this year, followed closely by Africa South of the Sahara," it added. As per the report, India ranks below many of its neighbouring countries such as China (29th rank), Nepal (72), Myanmar ...
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India 100th on global hunger index, trails North Korea, Bangladesh 12.10.2017 Hindu: Other States
India stood at 97th position in last year’s rankings.
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Global Hunger Index: India slips 3 positions to 100th among 119 nations 12.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Placed behind even North Korea, Bangladesh and Iraq; hunger situation in the country rated 'serious'
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