The Odisha experience shows that PDS can play a pivotal role in bringing convergence and making India’s two important missions—food and nutrition security—successful in a short time.
Cross-posted from the FSP India website written by Jaspreet Aulakh A recent conference organized jointly by the Council for Social Development (CSD) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) explored research gaps on food and livelihood security and existing models that could be used for successful change. To ignore current food security issues facingRead more
Konark Sikka is an intern with IFPRI- South Asia office Over the years investments in food and nutritional security have shown significant improvement in Bihar, but year-to-year fluctuations in agricultural production aggravated due to climate change, infrastructure problems, and slow progress in nutrition improvement have hampered the translation of investments into
Konark Sikka is an intern with IFPRI- South Asia office Despite being self-sufficient in food production, access and distribution of food pose a major challenge for the food security of the country. An efficient public distribution system goes a long way in moving surplus to regions with demand, thus avoiding wastage of resources and workingRead more