New food policies could take the bite out of India’s malnutrition

ITHACA, N.Y. – India has spent the last 50 years combating hunger by boosting its production of staple crops like wheat, rice and maize. The strategy has worked – up to a point. Now India struggles with chronic malnutrition and child stunting, even though it produces enough calories to keep hunger at bay. But new […]

World Food Day: U.S. needs food policies that feed people and economies

Chris Barrett is a professor of applied economics and management at Cornell University and author of an American Enterprise Institute paper on U.S. food assistance programs and the book Food Aid After Fifty Years: Recasting Its Role.  In light of World Food Day on Wednesday, Barrett comments on how U.S. food aid should change to […]