World Food Programme

Source: TH Context: India has signed an MoU with the World Food Programme (WFP) to send 10,000 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan Last month India declared at the India Central Asia Joint Working Group on Afghanistan, that 20,000 MT of wheat would be sent through the Iranian port of Chahbahar. The situation in Afghanistan: …

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GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Food security related issues.   Context: The United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) has said that it is in discussions with India on procurement of wheat as several countries face food security challenges amid the Ukraine war.   Background: India, in February 2022, signed an agreement with the United Nations …

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GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Food security related issues.   Context: India signed an agreement with the United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP) for the distribution of 50,000 MT of wheat that it has committed to sending Afghanistan as part of a humanitarian assistance. According to the MoU, the wheat will be taken through Pakistan …