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Food policy in 2014-2015: Strong advances and stubborn setbacks

The year 2014 saw mixed results for food and nutrition security: some countries made headway on policies to cut hunger, while in other countries conflict and health crises took a heavy human toll. Much of the year’s discourse focused on potential…

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Regional developments

Chapter 8, 2013 Global Food Policy Report.

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An Ambitious Development Goal: Ending Hunger and Undernutrition by 2025

Much attention in 2013 was devoted to considering what should follow the Millennium Development Goals, which will come to an end in 2015. Chapter 2 calls for prioritizing the elimination of hunger and undernutrition globally by 2025 and discusses what…

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India’s right to food act: A novel approach to food security

Summary: In 2013, the government of India passed the National Food Security Act, designed to ensure access to adequate food at affordable prices. How well will it work? This chapter examines the strengths and weaknesses of India’s existing food-grain…