December 22

Is A Healthy Diet A Luxury In India?: On The Recent UN Report On Nutrition

By Anjali Ram

Recently, concerns have been raised over the Indian government’s estimates of the demand for food aid based on a UN report on nutrition that was published earlier this week. The government claims that just 813 million people in India need food aid, while the UN report indicates that over a billion people could not afford a decent diet in the year 2021.

Photo courtesy of Pepe Pont.

Source: Feminism in India (link opens in a new window)

Environment, Health Care
food security, nutrition