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The battle against hunger: choice, circumstance, and the World Bank

By: Sridhar, Devi Lalita.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford New York Oxford University Press 2008Description: xix, 229 p. ill. 24 cm.ISBN: 9780199549962; 0199549966.Subject(s): Tamil Nadu Integrated Nutrition Project; World Bank; India; Nutrition policy; Hunger; Food reliefDDC classification: 363.80954 Summary: Why have strategies to combat hunger in India failed so badly? How did a nation that prides itself on booming economic growth come to have half of its preschool population undernourished? This book takes up these questions and probes the issues surrounding the World Bank, development assistance, hunger, and aid and power.
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Why have strategies to combat hunger in India failed so badly? How did a nation that prides itself on booming economic growth come to have half of its preschool population undernourished? This book takes up these questions and probes the issues surrounding the World Bank, development assistance, hunger, and aid and power.

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