This book delves into the features of the landmark legislation, the National Food Security Act, 2013 and adopts a multidisciplinary approach to the pertinent issue of food security. The authors have discussed a wide range of issues, contending that in India, food security must be recognized in accordance with the International law which recognizes “right to food” as a fundamental right.
The book discusses a wide range of topics including IPR in relation to food security; challenges faced by the Public Distribution System and the role of the Indian Railways in the successful implementation of Food Security laws.
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1. Towards Justiciable Right to Food 2. A Study on Agribusiness Through Microfinance 3. Efficacious Public Distribution System and its Impact on Food Security 4. Genetically Modified Seeds and Environmental Risks . 5. Guaranteeing Food Security: A Holistic Approach 6. Linkages Between Food Security, Nutrition and Millennium Development Goals: Issues, Concerns and Way Forward 7. National Food Security on the Shoulders of Indian Railways 8. Placing Food Security in the Context of Livelihood Security in Fragile Tribal Environment 9. Right to Food vis-à-vis Intellectual Property Regime: The Indian Saga 10. Right to Food: End Hunger by Law