As per United Nations' Committee on World Food Security, food security means that all people, at all times, have physical, social, and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their food preferences and dietary needs for an active and healthy life. NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Economics Chapter 4, ‘Food security in India’ introduces students with concepts of Buffer Stock, Public Distribution system and role of cooperatives in food security of India.
Food security is required to ensure that no person in a country dies of hunger. As per the Global Food Security Index (GFSI), India ranks 72nd in food security, Singapore tops the chart followed by Ireland.
Below given ‘Food Security - Class 9 NCERT’ questions and answers will help students relate more with the topic.
Dr. Norman Earnest Borlaug, American Agronomist, Quotes “you can’t build a peaceful world on empty stomachs and human misery”