Approaching Food Security In A Multidimensional Legal Paradigm: A Critical Study

Authors

  • Shatakshi Johri Assistant Professor of Law, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun Author

Keywords:

Malthusian theory, Amartys Sen’s theory, Food, World Food Summit, Hunger Introduction

Abstract

Gradually, the problem of famine started plaguing certain countries on a regular basis. They started looking for assistance from developed nations such as Canada, United States etc where there was sufficiency of food grains. A commitment to the right to food was articulated in the International Code of Conduct on the Human Right to Adequate Food, initially proposed before the World Food Summit. The international community has identified the reduction of poverty and hunger as one of the overarching goals for development policy in the new millennium. Biotechnology must also sustain established productive capacities in the face of environ mental and bioterrorist challenges, overcome nutritional shortcomings of existing foods and improve National Gross Domestic Products (GDPs). The “Human security” concept focuses upon a canvas consisting of various normative frames for global policy making which prove to be the litmus test of minimum requirements. The pace of implementation of policies might be varied but these defined minimum requirements demand their incremental progression and ultimate realization. Food security cannot be ensured only by increasing the per head availability of food grains. The definition aspect of the right to food is all differently defined by various organizations. It is to be understood, that a definition all-inclusive has to be referred which consists of factors like accessibility, sustainability etc.

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2024-03-19

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Approaching Food Security In A Multidimensional Legal Paradigm: A Critical Study. (2024). GLS KALP: Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, 1(1), 1-18. https://www.glskalp.in/index.php/GLSKALP/article/view/46