Expected Outcomes

  • Mapping of the vulnerability aspects of the food security in respect to climate change, trade policy and distribution policy in India
  • Availability of scientifically collected data on inland trade between Indian States as well as international trade in agriculture goods and associated trade costs of both formal and informal distribution systems.
  • Better understanding of the dynamics of selected agricultural value chains and the kind of improvements required in value chains- agricultural technologies, policy-driven interventions that are needed to improve entitlements that can ensure household food security.
  • Better informed stakeholders such as parliamentarians , policy-makers, civil society organisations including consumer organisations, local representatives in the selected states, development partners, research institutions/ academic experts