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The findings broadly apply across all states and income levels, underlining the challenges many Indians face in obtaining healthy diets.
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India's Public Distribution System (PDS) has been the anchor of its food security safety net programs for decades.
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India can reap significant public health and economic benefits from a sustained effort to combat the problem of unsafe food.
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In the midst of the largest lockdown in history, marshalling an array of social safety net programs to buttress food security among the poor.
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Social audits have become a popular accountability tool in India. New research examines their potential to improve the effectiveness of state-run nutrition services.
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Rates of overweight and obesity are rising at an alarming rate in India, especially among women. IFPRI Research Fellow Avinash Kishore discusses the impacts of changing food environments.
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Malnutrition, including micronutrient deficiency, is especially acute among women in India. Locally-grown produce may hold the key to improving diets.
Biofortification
“Hidden hunger,” or micronutrient deficiency, affects a large section of the Indian population, as it does in many developing countries. Biofortified staples can help improve diets.
Food Systems for Healthier Diets
Despite historically high levels of food production in India, undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies persist. At present, 22.5 percent of adults