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The battle against hunger : choice, circumstance, and the World Bank / Devi Sridhar.

By: Sridhar, Devi Lalita.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008Description: xix, 229 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780199549962; 0199549966.Subject(s): Nutrition policy -- India | Hunger -- India | Food relief -- IndiaDDC classification: 363.80954 Online resources: WorldCat details | E-Book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents 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.
Summary: 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...
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Sridhar, Devi Lalita.
Battle against hunger.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)609241331

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents 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.

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...

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