ISBN 9788132109068,Food Security in Asia

Food Security in Asia



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788132109068

ISBN-10 8132109066

Hard Back

Number of Pages 416 Pages
Language (English)


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. The book discusses the governmental policies in relation to the communities' responses. Table of Contents 1. Foreword by Atiur Rahman 2. Setting the Context and the Problematic 3. Food Insecurity and Its Causes 4. Food Insecurities Faced by Women and Girl Children 5. A Select Suite of Government Response to Hunger 6. Community Based Responses to Food Security 7. Social Access and Social Protection for Food Security 8. Towards an Agenda on Food Security for Asia 9. Index

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