Investing to nourish India’s cities

More than 400 million people live in India’s cities—more than the entire population of the United States. Increasing urban employment and rising incomes portend significant growth for India’s $360 billion food market. But the food system in India must transform to feed its growing cities, says a new report by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Substantial public and private investments, as well as key regulatory reforms, are needed to update India’s unorganized, fragmented food system.