User: vaishalidassani Topic: IFPRI
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Last updated: May 27 2018 21:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Women’s health crucial to combat stunting: study 27.5.2018 Hindu: Internet
Research across 640 districts links better healthcare, education to reduced stunting.
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Six UP districts figure in top 10 list of child stunting in India 24.5.2018 Latest News
Low body mass index in women was identified as the biggest cause of stunting among children
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Here's how India can double farm incomes 23.4.2018 Sify Finance
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Will raising minimum support price necessarily lead to higher inflation? 11.4.2018 Top Stories
Maize MSP in the coming kharif season (2018-19) and onwards has to necessarily go up by 14.5%
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'Starvation' is larger than the hunger index 10.4.2018 General News
When the sustainable development goals (SDGs) were being formulated, Goal 2 was one goal on which all the leaders of the world were unanimous in their decision that hunger will be eliminated from the world by the year 2030.In addition, it will be given priority for the elderly, children and women especially to achieve the status of safety of food and nutrition. But the problem is that even today we are not ready to accept the actual magnitude of hunger and malnutrition.Instead of seriously discussing the Global Hunger Index (i.e. GHI report), the debate has been focused on what is the position at which India is placed on the GHI? - 50th or 100th? - If 100th, is it true or not?Efforts have been made to focus attention on the fundamental causes of starvation. This unsuccessful attempt is nothing more than hiding its failures. The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has been measuring the level of starvation in the world through the index for the past several years.These
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Bad food raising under-nutrition and obesity: Experts 28.3.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Giant corporates selling processed foods are not only raising under-nutrition but also over-nutrition, or obesity, in a country that is seen as the hub of stunted and under-nourished children, say experts.
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US-based start-up started by NRI uses AI to track food wastage; reduce Global Hunger Index 26.3.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
In 2017, India ranked 100th out of 119 countries on the global hunger index — behind North Korea, Bangladesh and Iraq but ahead of Pakistan. The country’s 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’s high ranking on the Global Hunger Index (GHI) again this year brings to the fore the disturbing reality of the country’s stubbornly high proportions of malnourished children,” the statement said. There have been several individuals across the nation working to battle the issue, including those who ensure that food isn't wasted by collecting unconsumed food from wedding halls and restaurants. Now, a US-based start-up is building the world’s first autonomous food inspection system leveraging Deep Learning and Computer Vision, to reduce global food waste. The company recently announced US$2 million in seed funding to strengthen product development ...
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Climate change may reduce farm output, raise India's famished: Report 22.3.2018 Latest News
For every 100 mm drop in average rainfall, farmer incomes fall 15% during the kharif season and 7% during rabi, the survey said
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‘Move out, move up’ approach could ease India’s farm crisis: IFPRI chief 20.3.2018 Hindu: Home
Non-farm opportunities in rural areas must also increase if farmers have to come out of poverty, says Shenggen Fan
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Mumbai farmers have gone back, but can our cities afford to forget them? 14.3.2018 Citizen Matters
Roses, food and water for protesting farmers are all fine, but the nation's policy makers and city residents must not forget what led to the rally. Time to realize that without a strong rural Bharat, urban India is doomed. ...
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Why stubble ‘management’ matters 21.12.2017 HBL: Opinion
Incentivising alternative uses of stubble and promoting technological solutions to recycle it can help check pollution
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Australian institute offers technological help to prevent stubble burning 18.12.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
The project will kick off with a workshop hosted by the International Food Policy Research Institute in Chandigarh.
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Six factors that could reduce malnutrition in Madhya Pradesh 18.12.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Madhya Pradesh has 6.6% of the country's child population under the age of five years, children who will makeup 158.7 million of India's demographic dividend
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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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