While India has made significant progress in nutrition incomes for women and children over the past ten years, this progress has not been uniform across states, and several regions still lag behind national nutrition and health trends and program implementation.
After years of wait and regulatory scrutiny, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), India’s regulator for transgenic products, has finally recommended the genetically modified mustard seeds named Dhara Mustard Hybrid 11 (DMH-11) for commercial release.
he International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the Trust for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences, and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research began a two-day international conference in New Delhi on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through agriculture in India.
The world is rapidly urbanising. Currently, more than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and by 2050, as much as 66% is projected to be urban, with much of this rise taking place in developing countries.
The food systems in South Asia have been undergoing significant transformation. This transformation in South Asia poses several challenges.