Q. 54.3( 14 Votes )
Enumerate three dimensions of food security.
Food security is a very essential part of our daily lives. The three dimensions of food security are:-
(a) Availability of food which indicates to the production of food within the country, food imports and the previous years stock stored in government granaries.
(b) Affordability refers to that an individual vhas enough money to buy sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet one's dietary needs
(c) Accessibility means that food is within reach of every person .
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(a) Minimum support price
(b) Buffer stock
(c) Issue price
(d) Fair price shopsNCERT - Economics
Study the following table and answer the questions given at the end of the table:
Table: Production of Rice in the Province of Bengal
1. Some people say that the Bengal famine happened because there was a shortage of rice. Study the table and find out whether you agree with the statement.
2. Which year shows a drastic decline in food availability?NCERT - Economics