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Cornell University

Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

Author: Anaka Aiyar

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India’s Rural Transformation and Rising Obesity Burden

World Development, Volume 138, February 2021

Transforming Food Systems for a Rising India

The Indian growth story is a paradoxical one. Despite economic progress over the past two decades, regional inequality, food insecurity, and malnutrition problems persist. Simultaneously, recent trends in obesity along with micro-nutrient deficiency portend to a future public health crisis. This book explores various challenges...