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How To Improve Food Security And Nutritional Outcomes

How To Improve Food Security And Nutritional Outcomes

Food security and nutrition in India have worsened since the last NFHS round with 18 states showing worsened stunting levels among children under five.

15 January 2021
What Could Be India’s Development Prospects In 2021?

What Could Be India’s Development Prospects In 2021?

The focus should be on three pillars namely self-sufficiency, food security and social security for India to progress holistically.

06 January 2021

The Numbers Game: Family Health Survey Reflects Nutrition Paradox

As 2020 comes to a close, here's some facts and figures on how India and the world are performing on food and nutrition security.

VP Naidu Calls For Building Equitable Society On International Day For Eradication of Poverty

VP Naidu Calls For Building Equitable Society On International Day For Eradication of Poverty

The theme for this year addresses the challenge of achieving social and environmental justice for all.

17 October 2020

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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09 October 2020
UN World Food Programme Awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

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.


28 September 2020
Rajasthan Govt Approves Proposal For Free Wheat, Pulses To Over 4 Lakh Families

Rajasthan Govt Approves Proposal For Free Wheat, Pulses To Over 4 Lakh Families

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had directed to ensure food security for the people who are facing a livelihood crisis amidst the pandemic and financially weaker...


05 September 2020
Is India Heading Towards A Health Crisis Post This Pandemic?

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...


02 September 2020
We Need A Jan Andolan For A Malnutrition-Free India

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.


18 August 2020
The Hourglass Phenomena

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...


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17 July 2020
Granaries Overflowing With Food, Why States Are Unable To Provide The Needy?

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


14 July 2020
Number Of Undernourished People Declines In India; Obesity In Adults On The Rise: UN

Number Of Undernourished People Declines In India; Obesity In Adults On The Rise: UN

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report, released on Monday, estimated that almost 690 million people globally were undernourished (or...


28 September 2020
‘The Meanest Of All The Fats’

‘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.


03 July 2020
Want Food Security? Try Agroecology

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.


01 July 2020
For Food Security, Community Involvement Is The Key

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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