Sridhar, Devi Lalita.

The battle against hunger : choice, circumstance, and the World Bank / Devi Sridhar. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008. - xix, 229 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Online version:
Sridhar, Devi Lalita.
Battle against hunger.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Hunger : choice or circumstance? --
2. The World Bank in India --
3. Understanding hunger --
4. Addressing hunger --
5. The view from the community --
6. What works? --
7. The way forward. Table of contents

"We live in an increasingly prosperous world, yet the estimated number of undernourished people has risen, and will continue to rise with the doubling of food prices. A large majority of those affected are living in India. Why have strategies to combat hunger, especially in India, failed so badly? How did a nation that prides itself on booming economic growth come to have half of its preschool population Read more...

9780199549962 0199549966


Nutrition policy--India.
Food relief--India.

TX360.I4 / S75 2008

363.80954 / SRB 2008

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