Food Price Volatility

MEDC Economic Digest, Vol. XLVI No. September 2017

3 Pages Posted: 1 Jun 2018

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Vibhuti Amar Patel

Advanced Centre for Women's Studies, School of Development Studies*; Advanced Centre for Women's Studies, School of Development Studies*

Date Written: September 17, 2017

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Patel, Vibhuti Amar, Food Price Volatility (September 17, 2017). MEDC Economic Digest, Vol. XLVI No. September 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3181805

Vibhuti Amar Patel (Contact Author)

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Advanced Centre for Women's Studies, School of Development Studies* ( email )

+919321040048 (Phone)
+912225525060 (Fax)

HOME PAGE: http://www.tiss.edu/view/9/employee/vibhuti-patel/

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