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The battle against hunger : choice, circumstance, and the World Bank

Author: Devi Sridhar
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Reprinted 2010View all editions and formats
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Why have strategies to combat hunger in India failed so badly? How did a nation that prides itself on booming economic growth come to have half of its preschool population undernourished? This book takes up these questions and probes the issues surrounding the World Bank, development assistance, hunger, and aid and power.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Devi Sridhar
ISBN: 9780199549962 0199549966 0191720496 9780191720499
OCLC Number: 957251430
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (229 Seiten)
Responsibility: Devi Sridhar.

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Why have strategies to combat hunger in India failed so badly? How did a nation that prides itself on booming economic growth come to have half of its preschool population undernourished? This book takes up these questions and probes the issues surrounding the World Bank, development assistance, hunger, and aid and power.

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