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The Great Grain Drain
An Analysis of Factors Contributing to Food insecurity in the Developing Countries

ActionAid-India (ed.)
Publisher:  Books for Change, Bangalore
Year Published:  1998  
Pages:  119pp  
Library of Congress Number:  HD9018.D44 G74 1998   Dewey:  338.1/91724
Resource Type:  Book

The right to food is a fundamental human right. How then do we account for the over 800 million food insecure people in the world of which approximately 350 million reside in India? The problem, especially in India, is often not lack of food but lack of access to it.
This book brings together the thoughts of India's foremost thinkers on the issue of food insecurity.

Abstract:  Table of Contents

Foreword/Yoginder K. Alagh
Introduction/Amitava Mukherjee
1. Agriculture in Post-Independent India : The Green Revolution and After/Vandana Shiva
2. Scenario in Developing Countries and India : Export-oriented Agriculture and Food Security/Utsa Patnaik
3. The Future Shock/Devinder Sharma


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