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LITERATURE REVIEW

Food can be seen from at least three different perspective. One is perspective of
Indian constitution especially, the directive principles of state policy, Secondly , we
can refer to UDHR and thirdly is right to food as moral and social right. IN ARTICLE
DEMOCRACY AND RIGHT TO FOOD BY JEAN DREZE , basically concentrate on first
approach. According to this article right to food forms one of basic economic and
social rights which are essential to achieve economic democracy in India. It involves
serious difficulties in making right to food justicable, new intervention are possible
in at least three ways- through legal action, through democratic practice and
through changing perception. Right to food to be linked to other economic and
social rights relating to education, health, work which together hold promise of
radical change in public priorities and democratic politics.

HOW HUMAN RIGHTS GENERATE DUITIES TO PROTECT AND PROVIDE BY JAMES W.


NICKEL this article explains how human rights generate duties to protect people
( eg. To protect people against torture) and duties to provide ( the duty to guarantee
availability of clean water or to provide food). The basic instrument UDHR not only
explains state to protect their people but also explain duties of state to provide
basic needs.

THE ECONOMICS OF GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY BY LUTHER TWEELIN according to


this article, food insecurity traces poverty , that poverty must be addressed by
economic development and that economic development flows from application of
standard model that is now mainstream economics. The challenge of food security
for our time is for economist to work with other regarding socio institutional
changes essential for proven policies and practices to adequate food.

SOME REFLECTION ON FOOD SECURITY IN INDIA BY P.S GEORGE according to


this article when we analyzing food security situation in India , we found that
Increased food availability at the national level, though necessary to achieve food
security, is not a sufficient condition for achieving household and individual food
security. Physical access should be accompanied by economic access, which
determines people's ability to acquire food. According to him economic access to
food could be achieved through a mix of employment and income policies for farm
sector. He explains the strategy for reducing poverty and enhanced food security.
According to him it is fully based on agricultural development.

FOOD SECURITY OF INDIA BY K.C.S ACHARYA- according to this article, food


security means not only availability of food for direct consumption but has other
implication as well as. Availability of food grain will have little relevant if people do
not possess purchasing power to buy them for consumption .it is responsibility of
government , firstly means and ways by which food is available within the country
and secondly, people have means to buy it.

PROBLEM OF FOOD SECURITY A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF TRIBAL AREA IN INDIA BY


JOHANI XAXA according to this article, food security means not only sufficient
availability of food for direct consumption but also peoples purchasing power to buy
them for the consumption it may be added here that even ability to buy food will
not guarantee food security when there is an effective delivery. Therefore it is
responsibility of government to devise ways and means by which food is available
within country and people have means to buy it. The concept of food security also
implies implementing policies for supplementing food and nutritional requirements
for some vulnerable group like old and infirm people, expectant mothers and young
children. Food, such as is not enough, it requires the nutritional values, which is
really need for keeping body n proper health.