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Title: Food Security in India
Author: Kotwal, Ashok; Ramaswami, Bharat
Subject Keywords India;population
Issue Date: 2012
Publicly Available in cIRcle 2012-10-04
Abstract: Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by Green College. India is on the brink of enacting a law to guarantee subsidised food to about two-thirds of its population. The proposed ‘right to food’ is contentious for its cost, coverage and efficacy. This lecture is about what reforms offer the best prospects. Bharat Ramaswami, Planning Unit, India Statistical Institute and Ashok Kotwal, Economics, UBC. This reading is part of the ongoing Green College Principal’s thematic series, "Public Health Law and Policy in Asia."
Affiliation: Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/43347
Peer Review Status: Unreviewed
Scholarly Level: Faculty

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