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India ‘at a turning point’ to tackle pervasive child malnutrition

Santoshi Kumari was an 11-year-old schoolgirl whose impoverished parents depended on state-subsidised rice to keep their family fed. Last year, however, the family lost access to India’s public distribution system, which gives rations of staple foods to the poorest, having failed to link their ration cards to the government’s new biometric identification programme.
India
Issue: Food Security Typology: Arenas
malnutrition
23/01/18