Food Security in India: Trends, Patterns and Determinants uri icon

abstract

  • The concept of food security has evolved, developed, multiplied and diversifiedsince the first World Food Conference of 1974. There are close to 200 differentdefinitions of the term, but the essence of all these definitions is similar. The mostcommon and useful definition of food security is "food security exists when allpeople, at all times, have physical. social and economic access to sufficient, safe andnutritious food which meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active andhealthy life

publication date

  • 2012