Why Everyone Needs To Come Together And Act Now To Overcome Malnutrition And Meet The Sustainable Development Goals Of 2030
Awareness about the benefits of these healthy grains is creating a situation where demand is increasing almost every year by 20% to 22%, says Dr Vilas A. Tonapi, Director, ICAR — Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad, in an interview to Lola Nayar.
Sanjiv Kumar Chadha, Managing Director, National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED) in a conversation with Outlook Poshan’s Charupadma Pati, talks about how government schemes over the last five years has incentivized farmers to improve pulses production in the country and enabled more people to consume protein-rich diet
While India is a top producer of several farm products, it still lags behind its neighbours such as Thailand and Vietnam in the area of food processing.
Rise Against Hunger India (RAHI) has served over 2.5 million meals to vulnerable groups in 38 districts across 9 states in the country worst hit by COVID and subsequent lockdown. Dola Mohapatra, Executive Director, RAHI, tells LoLa Nayar that nearly 85% of the ready-to-cook meals were provided to the migrant population.