Flash droughts are droughts that intensify more rapidly than normal, posing a risk to agriculture, ecosystems and water availability.
Given the critical importance of food for survival and human existence, the need to usher in much needed reforms in the food and agriculture sector is the call of the hour, failing which, we all could be moving towards a major crisis in future.
The article discusses the possibilities of incorporating nutrients like vitamin B-complex and offers a myriad of options from green vegetables to whole grains which can provide the important nutrient.
A report shows how communities like the Adivasis, STs, SCs and minorities experienced a prolonged reduction in food consumption in a post-lockdown India.
With overstocked granaries and a food backup beyond the essential norms, the existence of rampant hunger is paradoxical.
The connection between the pandemic and our dietary habits is undeniable. The stress of isolation coupled with a struggling economy has caused many of...
The big idea Dieters looking for a healthier substitute of their favorite high-fat food – such as a bag of potato chips – typically have...
Mechanisms to empower food processing at the village level can effectively aid rural livelihoods and nutrition.
The Nagaland government has put a ban on the import and sale of dog meat which has been a delicacy in the region, infuriating the Naga community and deepening its tensions with mainstream India.
The PDS system often leaves out the undocumented poor but the universalisation of the scheme could prevent starvation deaths in times of the pandemic.