Food security in India: aquaculture an option

Vijay, V and Shyam, S Salim (2001) Food security in India: aquaculture an option. In: Fisheries economics research and education in India: an overview ., 2001, --.


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Food, shelter & clothes are the basic necessities of the life and among them food plays a pivotal role in the social of economic development of country. Each and every person is entitled to an equal right to access food. However there are people who are not getting even minimum requirement of food even for their life sustenance. In a developing country like India food security is a major social concern. Approximately 25 % of people in India are Below Poverty Line(BPL) are not able to afford food available in the market even though food is physically accessible. In the country we have people still not deprived of the pangs of hunger and malnutrition. Deficiency in required nutrients like proteins, vitamins, minerals may cause various type of ailments.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Food security; India; aquaculture
Subjects: Socio Economic and Extension
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2011 11:55
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:43

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