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Achieving food and nutrition security under rapid transformation in China and India: A synthesis

Shenggen Fan (International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, District of Colombia, Unites States)
Christopher Rue (IFPRI, Washington, District of Colombia, United States)

China Agricultural Economic Review

ISSN: 1756-137X

Article publication date: 2 November 2015

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to set the stage for the proceeding articles with background of the impressive yet incomplete progress made in eliminating hunger and malnutrition in China and India.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper provides background of the progress and challenges to achieving food security and nutrition in China and India. It then highlights the lessons learned from this special issue, and concludes with remaining knowledge gaps.

Findings

The paper summarizes findings from each article in the special issue.

Originality/value

Comparing the experiences of these two countries is essential to share knowledge and accelerate progress in eliminating poverty, hunger, and malnutrition both within these countries and globally.

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Citation

Fan, S. and Rue, C. (2015), "Achieving food and nutrition security under rapid transformation in China and India: A synthesis", China Agricultural Economic Review, Vol. 7 No. 4, pp. 530-540. https://doi.org/10.1108/CAER-09-2015-0108

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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