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Bangladesh poor to get cash, not rice, wheat for Test Relief, Food for Work schemes

September 4, 2016

“The government will give public representatives cash from now on instead of rice or wheat to implement Test Relief (TR) and Food for Work programmes for the poor. Food Minister…

New programme to replace TR, VGF

November 4, 2015

“The government has decided to introduce a new affordable food assistance programme to replace the TR and VGF feeding programmes that have long been criticised for political favouritism and corruption.…