ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Food Security, Agrarian Crisis and Rural Livelihoods

The livelihood of more than half of India's working population is involved in agriculture and its allied activities. Despite there being an increase in the quantity of foodgrains being produced domestically as well as in the imports of foodgrains, India has been unable to achieve food security. The group most adversely affected by this is women in agriculture: their contribution to farm labour is hardly recognised; they are remunerated poorly and they suffer from chronic energy deficiency.

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