INDIA: Farmers need safeguard of food security box, says agriculture minister
Indian agriculture minister Ajit Singh has demanded the creation of a food security box (FSB) within the framework of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in a bid to safeguard the interests of developing countries. Speaking at a conference of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Italy, Singh explained that many developing world farmers are at subsistence level and increasingly vulnerable to liberal trade dynamics. As such, countless farmers have been adversely affected by the decline in international prices of agricultural commodities.
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