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Canadian agencies to support more projects to improve food security in developing countries
Food Business Review

Canadian agencies to support more projects to improve food sec...

Canada-based International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) have announced to support three new projects to improve food security in developing countries. Supported by the Canadian ... Food Business Review, 10 minutes ago

Unbundling the Food Corporation of India

Illustration: Shyamal Banerjee In the euphoria surrounding the enactment of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) in 2013, its champions forgot to pay attention to a key ingredient for making it successful: the state of the food supply chain in ...
 Livemint.com17 hours ago

Congress hits out at plan to cut food security coverage

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Quoting an official report that recommended a drastic cut in the coverage of the Food Security Act, the Congress on Saturday hit out at the Modi government for its anti-poor approach and stressed ...
 The Hindu13 hours ago

Security reboot

crore and more annually on a food security programme in which almost 50 per cent of the grain sold gets leaked and is purchased from hardly 6 per cent of India's farmers? This is the central question raised by an official committee on restructuring ...
 Indian Express15 hours ago
IndiaTV News

Govt trying to kill purpose of Food Security Act: Cong

The Congress on Friday accused the BJP Government of attempting to kill the purpose and intent as also the soul and spirit of Food Security Act (FSA) by reducing the number of eligible beneficiaries from 67 per cent to 40 per cent. The official ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 day ago Centre trying to kill food security Act: Cong  The Echo Of India1 day ago BJP government anti-poor, anti-farmer, says Congress  Prokerala1 day ago PTI - CONG-FOOD - Cong flays BJP govt on suggestion to cut in Food Security Act coverage  Namibia Press Agency1 day ago
DNA India

This govt will take bold decision on cutting subsidies: Shanta Kumar

Chairman of PM-appointed panel on FCI, Shanta Kumar's recommendation to cut the food security coverage to 40% of population threatens to set the cat among the pigeons.
 Times of India3 days ago Reject Shanta Kumar panel recommendations on Food Corporation restructuring: Karuna  DNA India1 day ago Future of food act uncertain?  Asian Age2 days ago Reduce food security benefits from 67% to 40% population, says panel on restructuring FCI  Down to Earth3 days ago
Times of India

Govt's food security revamp anti-poor: Congress

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Saturday accused the BJP government of preparing to kill the soul and spirit of the food security act by reducing the number of beneficiaries, terming the plan as anti-poor which would hit the common man hard. Party ...
 Times of India1 day ago Govt’s food security revamp anti-poor: Congress  Times of India1 day ago

Panel recommends Food Security Act beneficiaries be reduced to 40 per cent

STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE New Delhi, 22 January: The government should have a second look at the national Food Security Act, its commitments and implementation, a key official panel has recommended and suggested that there could be a cut in food ...
 The Statesman3 days ago UPA's food Act was more about vote security: FCI revamp panel chief  Indian Express3 days ago FCI revamp panel calls for relook at `Vote Security Act'  Hindu Business Line3 days ago Panel for relook at Food Security Act, reduction of coverage to 40%  Hindu Business Line4 days ago
Financial Express

'BJP was opposed to National Food Security Act'

A high-level committee headed by him to restructure the Food Corporation of India has recommended that the act should cover only 40% population. NEW DELHI: Former food minister Shanta Kumar said the National Food Security Act, which covers 67% of the ...
 Economic Times3 days ago Panel moots smaller food security net, cash transfers  Financial Express4 days ago Panel calls for cutting food security coverage, backs cash transfer  Times of India4 days ago PM’s panel suggests cutting food security coverage, recommends cash transfer  IndiaTV News3 days ago
IBN Live

Food Security Act: Bharatiya Janata Party wanted to oppose but feared backlash

When the UPA government brought Food Security Bill, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had felt that the coverage of 67 per cent population under it was too high but did not oppose then because of the fear of being branded anti-poor, a senior party leader ...
 Financial Express3 days ago Food Security Act will weaken PDS  Financial Express3 days ago PTI - FOOD-BJP - Food Security Act: BJP wanted to oppose but feared backlash  Namibia Press Agency3 days ago Food Security Act: BJP wanted to oppose but feared backlash  24Dunia3 days ago
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