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Author Mukherjee, Amitava, 1951-

Title Food security in Asia / Amitava Mukherjee.

Imprint New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 393 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Setting the context and the problematic -- Food insecurity and its causes -- Food insecurities faced by women and girl children -- A select suite of government response to hunger -- Community based responses to food security -- Social access and social protection for food security -- Towards an agenda on food security for Asia.
Summary Food Security in Asia provides a comprehensive analysis of the critical dimensions of food security in various countries of Asia. It attempts to draw attention towards the fact that food insecurity is a complex phenomenon, requiring a comprehensive response encompassing increasing food production, expanding economic access to food, especial access to food for disadvantaged groups and most importantly, breaking down the gender-based barriers to accessing food. While highlighting on the pressure exerted by climate change and world population growth, it also prescribes certain id.
Language English.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Food security -- Asia.
Food supply -- Asia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9788132109068 8132109066 (DLC) 2012027010
ISBN 8132111079 (electronic bk.)
9788132111078 (electronic bk.)
9788132109068 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
8132109066 (hbk. ; alk. paper)