Voices from the Field: Supporting Healthy Food Environments in India

VOICES FROM THE FIELD: SUPPORTING HEALTHY FOOD ENVIRONMENTS IN INDIA

by A4NH | October 29, 2019

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, and efforts to raise awareness and ensure access to healthy foods.

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Reducing food loss and waste could potentially increase food availability for the poor and reduce the environmental footprint of agriculture. Yet one of the key challenges is to define it and measure it.

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To ensure adequate fruit and vegetable consumption, the authors argue for a combination of “push” actions, to bring fruits and vegetables to the consumer, “pull” actions, to bring consumers to these products, and policy solutions.

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