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
(OCoLC)609241331

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

Summary:
"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

2009290334


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

TX360.I4 / S75 2008

363.80954 / SRB 2008

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