Food Price Volatility
MEDC Economic Digest, Vol. XLVI No. September 2017
3 Pages Posted: 1 Jun 2018
Date Written: September 17, 2017
As per World Bank, 1.2 billion people are below poverty line who manages their lives with less that 1.25 US dollar. Out of this, 33 % i.e. 40 crore poor are in India. If India is able to address food price volatility, it will have major implications for global food security and fulfilling our promise for the First Sustainable Development Goal UN SDG-1), namely, Eradication of Extreme Hunger and Poverty.
Keywords: right to food, food security, food sovereignty, hunger, malnutrition, inflation, prices of pulses
JEL Classification: A, I, Q
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