Articles by Food security

Nutritional Needs, Food Security To Strengthen India's Backbone

ChildFund's program 'MACHAN' is a holistic program to adress key issues like, malnutrition, mother and child health, new-born care, and adolescent nutrition.

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UN World Food Programme Awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The Rome-based organisation provided assistance to almost 100 million people in 88 countries around the world last year.

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Is India Heading Towards A Health Crisis Post This Pandemic?

Several programmes are being organised by the government to cope with malnutrition in children, pregnant women and lactating mothers during the National Nutrition Month or Poshan Maah.

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We Need A Jan Andolan For A Malnutrition-Free India

We have only a small window of opportunity before our demographic dividend ends. We must make the most of it.

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The Hourglass Phenomena

Just as in an hourglass all the grains of sand trickling down can settle at different places, a convergence across various nutrition streams can yield multiple benefits

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Granaries Overflowing With Food, Why States Are Unable To Provide The Needy?

The Centre’s flagship scheme -- Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana -- has been extended by five months, but distribution remains a massive issue

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‘The Meanest Of All The Fats’

Hydrogenated Trans Fats in our food cause irreparable harm to our cardiovascular system, killing more than 500,000 people every year. We need to cap it now.

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Want Food Security? Try Agroecology

Decentralised, local community-owned food systems based on shorter food supply chains that can cope with future shocks are now needed more than ever.

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For Food Security, Community Involvement Is The Key

With a little help and encouragement, tribals from two remote blocks in Odisha banish malnourishment while wooing biodiversity in their region.

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