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Food security in South Asia

Food security in South Asia

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Published by Published for Indian Association for the Advancement of Science, by Concept Pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Food supply -- South Asia.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- South Asia.

    • About the Edition

      Contributed articles discussed at national consultations during 2001.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Pradeep Chaturvedi.
      ContributionsChaturvedi, Pradeep., Indian Association for the Advancement of Science.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9016.A2 F665 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 274 p. ;
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3592776M
      ISBN 108170229723
      LC Control Number2002298098

      6 CHAPTER 1: SAFANSI’S ROLE IN THE FOOD AND NUTRITION AGENDA FOR SOUTH ASIA Since its establishment in as a multi-donor trust fund administered by the World Bank, the South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI) has been . at a joint WB -DFID South Asia Heads meeting in Established with the recognition that ending the South Asian Enigma will take wide spread reform and innovation in FNS policies and programs Builds on commitments by both DFID and WB Aligned to the principles agreed at the L’Aquila Summit. In response, Asia Society and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) developed Never an Empty Bowl: Sustaining Food Security in Asia, a September report that advances a comprehensive plan of action to address food insecurity and poverty in the region.


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