Efforts on at WTO for positive outcome on food security issue

Developing countries including India are making all efforts in the WTO for a positive outcome on the food security issue, parliament was informed Friday.

WTO impasse over, India's food security concerns taken on board

Ending months-long deadlock, the WTO on Thursday approved a framework for implementation of a global pact for easing customs norms after acceding to India's demand to remove constraints on food stockpiling.

US says agreement reached with India on food security at WTO

Following an agreement with India to resolve the contentious food security issue at the WTO, the US today said it now looked forward to the full implementation of the Bali package to enhance global trade.

Permanent solution on food security in WTO rules is must: India

Narang stressed that the issue of food security must be taken forward in the WTO in the same time frame as other decisions taken in Bali such as trade facilitation.

Germany respects India's concern on food security

Germany has expressed optimism that a solution could be found with regard to India's concerns over the food security issues at the WTO.

'India's farm subsidy well below WTO cap of 10%'

India's farm subsidies are well below the WTO's cap of 10 per cent and the developed world should move ahead with finding a permanent solution for stock piling of grains for food security purposes, an official said.

Cabinet defers decision on amendments to Food bill by a day

The amendments in the Bill have been suggested after taking into account the recommendations of the Parliamentary Standing Committee.

Govt committed to enact Food Bill: President

The Government on Thursday expressed its commitment to enact the Food Bill that seeks to provide subsidised foodgrains to poor as a matter of legal right.

India ranks lower than China in global food security index

India has been ranked 66, much lower than neighbouring China, in the 2012 Global Food Security Index released Wednesday by the American chemical company DuPont.