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Author Mukherjee, Amitava, 1951- author

Title Food security in Asia / Amitava Mukherjee
Published Los Angeles : SAGE, [2012]
Los Angeles SAGE Publications, 2012


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Description xxi, 393 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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 This book examines the major causes of food insecurity in the Asia-Pacific region, forms of gender-based food insecurity, state-led policies to address food insecurity implemented by select major countries of Asia, some of the major community-based responses to food insecurity and their policy implications, special food insecurity issues faced by specific classes of people an agenda for action to ensure food security in Asia
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Food security -- Asia.
Food supply -- Asia.
LC no. 2012027010
ISBN 9788132109068 (hbk. : alk. paper)