India made a strong pitch for food stockpiling for public food security at the 41st session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) earlier this month at the FAO headquarters in Rome. The meeting of the intergovernmental body, attended by ... Millennium Post, 2 weeks ago
IN JULY 2014, the newly formed National Democratic Alliance government took a decision which did not attract much attention but is likely to have far reaching consequences. It decided to phase out procuring rice from millers for its public ...Millennium Post, 1 month ago
Flaying the Shanta Kumar panel's recommendations to reduce coverage of subsidised foodgrains from 67 per cent of the population to 40 per cent, food rights activists have urged the Modi government to reject the report, as it would mean going back on ...Hindu Business Line, 1 month ago
Developing countries oppose a WTO rule that caps subsidies to farmers at 10% of the total value of agricultural production based on 1986-88 prices. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Emboldened by its success in making the interim solution on food ...Livemint.com, 2 months ago
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