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Food and Nutritional Security in Himalayan Region-Efforts and Innovations

December 23, 2010

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One of the reports of Planning Commission of India in 2006 revealed that, the state of undernourishment of the population, one of poverty’s finer manifestations, is much higher than national average in several Indian mountain states, like-Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, and Tripura. Similarly, to give an overview of the problems, a study carried […]

Combining Income Generation and Food Access for Vulnerable Populations in Mountains

February 16, 2010

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Evidences around the world have shown that, poverty is multi-dimensional and its causes are diverse, its manifestations and definitions are contextual, and it is not only a state of deprivation, but also a set of processes. Here, I wish to highlight the major constraints in market access and income generation for smallholder farmers in Uttarakhand […]