I ndia is a country of stark contrasts. Although the country has managed to reduce instances of stunting among children by nearly half in the past decade compared to the previous one IFPRI , India remains home to one third of the world's stunted children UNICEF et al. Now, the Agenda for Sustainable Development is seeking to end hunger, achieve food security, improve nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. The tangible outcomes will be to eradicate instances of stunting among children and guarantee every citizen with access to adequate food throughout the year through sustainable food systems, the doubling of smallholder productivity and income, and zero food loss or waste. The key driver behind the goal to reach Zero Hunger and malnutrition is to ensure that no one is left behind in the pursuit of food and nutrition security.
Overpopulation, climate change will increase future hunger - EHN
Had the 70 recommendations of the Commission's report, Population and the American Future, been implemented, a comprehensive U. America and the world would be a very different place today. Adoption of this policy would have provided leadership vital to coping with the world overpopulation problem. According to John D. Rockefeller 3rd, the U.
Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. Mohanty Published Business This study provides food security situation in India for the next two decades.
Virtually all trends, biophysical and socioeconomic, suggest that levels of hunger, already high, will only increase as the human population grows and its life-support systems are degraded. Steps that might ameliorate the situation are, unhappily, nowhere in sight. Is it likely humanity will satisfactorily feed 11 billion people around the end of this century? A quick response would be "of course not—after 60 years of assurances that the food problem would be solved, we're not feeding 7. Indeed, the number of undernourished people in the world has been rising since , reaching an estimated million in , and several billion suffer levels of serious micronutrient malnourishment.