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The Changing Nature of India’s Nutrition Challenge

Updated: Sep 30, 2019

Authored by Diksha Pandey


India, like most low and middle-income developing countries, is witnessing the phenomenon of nutrition transition. Economic development, rising incomes and rapid urbanization have altered lifestyles, in particular, the dietary patterns, of its population. As a result, today, an emerging problem of obesity and obesity-related diseases coexists along with high levels of undernutrition. The paper explores India’s policy preparedness to address this malnutrition double whammy and deal with the risks of the transition.

Read the paper here.