Adivasis in Odisha, Jharkhand less food-insecure than non-Adivasis: Report


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A greater portion of non-Adivasi households is severely food insecure than Adivasi households in Odisha and Jharkhand, according to a new report. In Odisha, 16 per cent of non-Adivasi households and 12 per cent of Advasi households are food insecure, the report showed. In Jharkhand, the difference is marginal — 25 per cent of Adivasi households and 24 per cent of non-Adivasi households are severely food insecure.

Source: Down To Earth