Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

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Buffer Stocks in India- Concepts and Issues

Date: Friday, 25 October, 2013
Venue: ICRIER, Conference Room


10:00 – 10:10 am Opening Remarks

Prof. Anwarul HodaSupervisor, ICRIER-ZEF Project Senior Professor, ICRIER

10:10 – 10:30 am The Concept of Buffer Stocks in India-History and Critique 

Ms. Shweta SainiConsultant, ICRIER-ZEF Project

10:30 – 10:50 am Indian Buffer Stocking policy in wake of NFSB

Dr. Ashok GulatiChairman, Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India

10:50 – 11:15 am

Q and A

11:15 – 11:45 am Tea/Coffee Break
11:45 – 12:15 pm Buffer Stocking Policies- Implications for the Food System in India 

Ms. Marta KozickaResearch scholar, Project: Volatility in Commodity Markets, Trade Policy and the Poor, ZEF Bonn- Germany

12:15 – 12:30 pm How strong do global commodity prices influence domestic food prices? A global price transmission analysis

Dr. Matthias Kalkuhl, Project Coordinator, Project: Volatility in Commodity Markets, Trade Policy and the Poor, ZEF Senior Researcher, ZEF Bonn- Germany

12:30 – 1:00 pm Q and A
1:00 pm Lunch


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