‘Centre cannot wash its hands off farmers’ plight’

  • By TOI
  • | Tuesday | 18th July, 2017

The other type falls under the blue box and are basically Amber Box subsidies but they tend to limit the production. All the poor countries suffering from agricultural crisis should come together at WTO and fight for Pink Box subsidy. Talking about the poor stand of India at World Trade Organization (WTO), he said that US and the European Unions have a very stiff and clear stand about their farmers in WTO. It aimed at guiding the farming community to clearly identify and present their demands.Khandewale highlighted various issues that farmers are facing in Vidarbha and Marathwada. "The demand is to create a new 'Pink' box where subsidy must be given to the farmer as a livelihood support.

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