The Demographic Structure of the Indian Society

The Demographic Structure of the Indian Society

Question

Why scholars like Amartya Sen and others say that it is not necessary that famines occur only in the state of fall in foodgrain production?

Answer

It is because famines may also cause by a failure of entitlements or inability of people to buy or otherwise obtain food. A number of people in the world die of hunger and starvation due to poverty.

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