Zero Hunger India: Perspectives And Policies
Edited by K V Peter
  • ISBN 13 : 9789387445147
  • year : 2018
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
Zero Hunger India: Perspectives and Policies is based on 6 philosophical Preambles, first of which is by Prof. M.S. Swaminathan. The book discusses the multi-faceted solutions on eradicating hunger and malnutrition of India. Advancements in agriculture, horticulture, aquaculture, fisheries, husbandry, climate change, raising farmer’s income, extension services, gender inequalities and many more have been discussed by eminent personalities of each field with the single focus of making India hunger free. The book brings together the latest research in agricultural sciences around the DARE network to help with the single goal of eradication of malnutrition and hunger. Director Generals, Deans, VCs, Directors from all sectors of Agriculture have come together to present a landmark work that will guide India towards a Green Revolution 2.0. Foreword is by Hon. Ex-PM Of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, a keen academic himself, Dr. Singh was the Prime Minister during the period of passage of the food security bill. Six messages from Members of Parliament and Present and Former Director Generals of ICAR, New Delhi provide views by men and women of eminence. The also book carries an Extended Foreword by Prof. K V. Thomas M.P., the then Minister of Agriculture and Civil Supplies, GOI who piloted the National Food Security Act-2013 successfully. Contents: Dedication Foreword – Hon. Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh Extended Foreword – Prof. KV Thomas Message – M. Ramachandran Message: T. Mohapatra Message: Panjab Singh Message: R.S. Paroda Message: V.L. Chopra Message: Manju Sharma Preambles 1. Role of International Years in meeting the Zero Hunger Challenge – Prof. M.S. Swaminathan 2. A Life of Dignity for All: Accelerating Progress Towards the Millennium Development Goals and Advancing the United Nations Development Agenda Beyond 2015 – Ban Ki Moon 3. Transforming Indian Agriculture: by Loving Some Agriculture Less and the Rest More – Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser, Government of India 4. Market Liberalization for Horticulture Revolution at Small Farms – Ramesh Chand 5. Mismatch between Policies and Development Priorities in Agriculture – National Academy of Agricultural Sciences 6. Strategy for Transformation of Indian Agriculture for Doubling Farm Income and Improving Farmers Welfare – National Academy of Agricultural Sciences Chapters: 1. Zero Hunger India: The Challenge – R.B. Singh 2. Hunger and Food Security in India – Binoo P Bonny, Sachana P.C, Sreejith Kumar, V. P. Sandra George and K.V. Peter 3. Is Food Security an Answer to Hunger in India? – Praveen Kumar Jain 4. Knowledge Management Perspective of Zero Hunger Challenge Programme in India – A.T. Francis 5. Economics of Gender Initiatives for Hunger Free India – Indira Devi P and Judy Thomas 6. Nutrition Security and Women Empowerment – Jayasree Krishnankutty and K.V. Peter 7. Ever Green Revolution: Key to Improving Dietary Diversity and Nutritional Status of Indians – Prema Ramachandran 8. The Challenge of Hidden Hunger-micronutrient Deficiencies – K. Madhavan Nair and Mahtab S Bamji 9. Promotion of Horticulture for Nutritional Security – Narayan G. Hegde 10. New Age Herbals for Nutrition Security – Brahma Singh 11. Fruits and Hidden Hunger – S.K. Mitra and P. Rajendran 12. Nutrition Security Through Minor Fruits – Prakash Chandra Tripathi 13. Management of Hidden Hunger by Cashew Apple Products – A. Sobhana 14. Livelihood Security Through Coconut Palms– Experiences of Coconut Communities in India – V Rajagopal, C V Sairam, S. Arulraj, C Thamban and S J D Bosco 15. Science Led Vegetable Technologies to Aid Food Security – Hari Har Ram 16. Mitigating Food and Nutrition Insecurity of the Masses Through Vegetables in this Millennium – K.V. Peter, B. Singh and P.G. Sadhan Kumar 17. Microgreens for Food and Nutritional Security – Navya. K and K. D. Desai 18. Livelihood Opportunities in Floriculture – T. Janakiram and K.V. Prasad 19. Fish for Food and Nutritional Security – S. Ayyappan 20. Pisciculture for Nutritional Security – S Vincent 21. Suggestions to Fishery Biologists and Government of India – T J Pandian 22. Safety of Aquacultured Products: Emerging Issues and Immediate Challenges – Satyen Kumar Panda and C.N. Ravishankar 23. Towards a Food Secure Zone through Farming Commercially Important Crustaceans – Dinesh Kaippilly 24. Livestock for Enhancing Farmers’ Income and Food & Nutritional Security – A.K. Srivastava and A. Kumaresan 25. Millets in A Zero Hunger India – B Venkatesh Bhat, Vilas A Tonapi and H.S.Gupta 26. Biotech-Innovations for Food and Nutrition Security – E.V. Sonia, Lakshmi Priya and Aswathy, U. 27. Climate Change and Agriculture – G.S.L.H.V. Prasada Rao 28. Dynamics of Water for Food and Nutrition – Ravinder Kaur 29. More Crop Per Drop: Towards Food and Nutrition Security – E J Joseph 30. Extension Service Delivery for Food Security demands reforms – R M Prasad