After Petrol and Diesel India Chases Food Prices

By SiliconIndia   |   Thursday, 27 September 2012, 12:32 Hrs   |    2 Comments
37
cmt right
24
Comment Right
52
cmt right
9
cmt right
Printer Print Email Email


Bangalore: Is food an extravagance to most Indians? It now is. As stated by the recent food security report by the Global Food Security Index 2012 sponsored by DuPont, India stands 66th on the scale of 105 countries. The survey targets the food security of these countries, as per the food availability, food access, and quality plus safety. India‘s position on the Global Index makes it quiet prone to food insecurity.



The Global Food Security reasoned for lack of affordability being a double price rise in global food as inflation in the last decade. Even though the production of food in the last fifty years has increased at a remarkable rate, it has been hampered by the gradual global population increase. As estimated by the Index the global population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050. The other factors affecting the food security are weather changes, change in consumer patterns and availability.



As per the survey conducted by London-based Economist Intelligence Unit  “The U.S., Denmark, Norway and France and Netherlands are the most food-secure countries in the world”. Because of the rich food supply, high incomes, reasonable spending on food relatively to other outlays, prominent investment in agriculture R & D these countries make the top five on the Food security index.



next new
SPOTLIGHT
Startup City
India Accelerator, a GAN partnered, mentorship-driven, acceleration program hosted ‘The Inner Ci..
Career
IIT Roorkee organized an MoU exchanging ceremony between the Govt. of India Department of Scie..
US Indian
An Indian-American teenager has been conferred with the 2019 National STEM (Science, Technolog..
Entertainment
First things first. "Made In Heaven" is the sexiest webseries India has produced, no doubt about i..
Finance
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in consultation with the Finance Ministry plans to spli..
Enterprise IT
PayByPhone, the global leader in mobile parking payments, today announced that it will appoint And..
Business
Hinduja Global Solutions here on Monday said it has set up a centre of excellence to train disable..
Gadgets
Chipset-making giant Qualcomm has listed chipsets such as Snapdragon 855, 845, 710, 675 and 67..
Technology
Facebook ruled out a cyber attack on its products Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger, which suffere..