Food subsidy for millions of Indians to stay

Poor households relieved as US-India deal on food stockpiles eases limits on subsidies placed by the WTO.

    India has reached an agreement with the United States on how much grain it can stockpile.

    The deal allows India to continue providing cheap food to millions of people, an issue that, until now, has been a sticking point during negotiations at the World Trade Organisation. 

    Al Jazeera's Nidhi Dutt reports from New Delhi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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