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The World Bank in India

Devi Sridhar

in The Battle Against Hunger

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780199549962
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191720499 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549962.003.0002
The World Bank in India

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This chapter begins with a brief history of nutrition and poverty concerns both in India and in the World Bank. The purpose of these sections is to describe the forces that led to the Bank-India partnership in nutrition, to situate TINP historically, and to introduce the key players. The chapter then turns to TINP to examine its design and objectives, the specifics of the policy process as well as provide further details on evaluation.

Keywords: poverty; undernutrition; famine; Sen; evaluation; hunger

Chapter.  13633 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: International Relations

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