Achieving Zero Hunger

by Pampori, Zahoor A

ISBN: 9789354618734
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2024
Price : Rs. 9895.00
Biblio : xiv+268p., tbles., figs., ind 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Zahoor A. Pampori, Professor and Head, Division of Veterinary Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, SKUAST-Kashmir, Srinagar. Has graduated in veterinary sciences from Ranchi Veterinary College in 1989 and did doctorate in Animal Physiology from National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana. The editor has served 13 years in State Animal Husbandry Department and is discharging his duties in the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, SKUAST-K for last 20 years in different capacities. He has over 40 publications in international and national journals, authored three books and two manuals. He has organized several national level training programmes and workshops.

About The Book

The book on “Achieving Zero Hunger” contains proficient lectures from international and national experts of repute in the field of agriculture and allied sectors, learned dignitaries from FAO, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, UNISCAP, ICRIER, Global Child Health and Nelis Global. The book presents a number of strategies, plans and policies that can alleviate hunger in India. The book will serve a comprehensive guide for the researchers, planers, administrators to ensure that India gets freedom from hunger and people enjoy peace, prosperity and balance in social, economic and environmental sustainability.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgment v Foreword vii Preface ix 1. Future Smart Food: Rediscovering Hidden Treasures of Neglected and Underutilized Species for Zero Hunger in Asia 1 2. Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture (NSA) and Food Systems 15 3. Creating Sustainable Value Chains for Food System Transformation in South Asia 29 4. Sustainable Agriculture Practices for Food Security and Zero Hunger in India 37 5. The Achievement of Food and Nutrition Security in South Asia is Deeply Gendered 43 6. Focus on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Small-scale Agriculture for Achieving Zero Hunger 53 7. The Bumpy Journey of Food and Nutrition Security in India 67 8. Production, Food Supply Chains, Trade and Nutrition: The Case of India 77 9. Overview of Child Health and Nutrition Programme in India 95 10. Importance of Agricultural Trade and Regional Cooperation for Food Security 103 11. Sustainable Agricultural Research and Technology: Needs to Address Food Security 109 12. Crop Biofortification for Achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 113 13. Stress Resilient Crop Production for Sustainable Agriculture 127 14. Redefining Food Security: Why Innovation is Not Enough 139 15. How Countries Can Reduce Child Stunting at Scale: Lessons from Exemplar Countries 143 16. Role of Livestock in Alleviating the Burden of Hunger by 2030 165 17. Animal Health, a Prerequisite for Better Human Health: One Health Perspective 183 18. Dairy Food Production Interventions for Livelihood Support and Food and Nutritional Security 197 19. Aquaculture: Mitigating Global Hunger 205 20. Achieving Zero Hunger Target: Innovative Solutions through Science and Technology 211 21. Strategies to Achieve Zero Hunger through Agricultural Technologies 219 22. Safety and Quality Assurance of Animal Food Products: Key to Achieving Zero Hunger 223 23. Battle of Hunger in India: Efforts, Limitations, Possessions and the Way-Forward 235 Glossary 261 Index 267