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Food Security at the Local Level: A Study in Contrast between Kerala and Orissa in India

ByK.P. Kannan and N. Vijayamohanan Pillai

This chapter is part of a larger study addressing the challenges to social protection in rural China and India. The main objectives of the research programme were fi rst, to develop an intellectual case for basic social security as an entitlement or a ‘right’ for poor, excluded and vulnerable groups, and second, to explore the possibility of universal coverage in China and India.