ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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OPERATION FLOOD- EEC Report Vindicates Critics

EEC Report Vindicates Critics Shalini Randeria IN its highly critical evaluation report on Operation Flood II, the Joint Review Mis- sion of the EEC and the World Bank has come to the concluson that " .. at present the imports of dairy products (either donated, subsidised or commercial) should be substantially reduced or terminated. In the presence of growing indigenous stocks, imports would tend to negatively influence the producer's market and damage the transition to a viable co-operative industry" (p 19)* It, therefore, recommends that "... deliveries of milk powder and butteroil should take place only if and when a substantial and documented deficit show's up" (p II).

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