It is well recognized that the hunger prevailing in the world now is largely due to inadequate purchasing power.
The food security challenge can be related to the famine of jobs rather than the famine of food in the market.
One of the easy methods of overcoming malnutrition is mainstreaming nutritional considerations in farming systems research and development.
This will call for the development of a Farming system for Nutrition programme (FSN).
The other area which requires attention is anticipatory action to meet the challenges arising from global warming and climate change.
Steps will have to be taken to face the problems of drought, flood, high mean temperature and sea level rise.
In all these areas we will need an interaction between public policy and technology.
To be continued ....