- Zero Hunger Challenge
The Zero Hunger vision reflects five elements from within the SDGs, which taken together, can end hunger, eliminate all forms of malnutrition, and build inclusive and sustainable food systems.
- Zero Hunger Challenge in India
The Zero Hunger Challenge (ZHC) recognises that eradicating hunger is multi-dimensional and that countries need to move beyond an approach that focuses on food production, to work towards achieving progress on five specific pillars. The ZHC is extremely relevant for India; home to 18% of the world’s population, 25% of the country’s people go hungry.
- Food is Life – Save Food
The high level of post-harvest losses and food waste in Asia and the Pacific pose a threat to food security.
- Improving Child Nutrition through Rice Fortification
The World Food Programme in India, in partnership with the Government of Odisha, is implementing a two-year project in Gajapati District to improve nutrition through rice fortification in nearly 1,500 schools through the mid-day meal scheme.
- Rayagada’s Journey in Food Distribution Reform
The World Food Project’s pilot in Rayagada, Odisha reached a population of over a million people through nearly 400 Fair Price Shops and provided a learning opportunity for the formulation of an efficient Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS).
- WFP Innovating with India
Over the last few years, WFP has transitioned from the direct delivery of food aid to providing advice and technical support to the Government of India to improve delivery of subsidised food through the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS).
- Agriculture in India and Global Hunger Issues
Mr Shyam Khadka, FAO Representative in India, speaks about India's progress in achieving food security for its people and highlights some of the key challenges faced by the country in the area of hunger and malnutrition.
- Addressing Food Insecurity in India
Torben Due, Country Director, WFP India on India’s progress in addressing food insecurity and becoming a food exporting country
- Eradicating Hunger in our Lifetime
Peter Kenmore, FAO Representative in India (2012 – 2014) on eradicating hunger and malnutrition
- Zero Stunting
Dean Spears, Delhi School of Economics and research institute for compassionate economics (r.i.c.e.), on the links between sanitation and stunting.
- Zero Stunting
Diane Coffey, research institute for compassionate economics (r.i.c.e.) and Princeton University, on the relationship between women’s status and stunting of children.
- National Food Security Mission, Government of India
- Targeted Public Distribution System, Government of India
- National Food Security Act 2013