A paradox of food subsidies “Cesta Básica” in Timor-Leste.

The basic food basket (Cesta Básica) is a new concept of state food subsidies. The idea behind this policy is to help vulnerable and marginalized groups with some essential food items. Moreover, this program is designed for the COVID-19 economic recovery package in Timor-Leste to subsidize every Timorese citizen to ensure that three meals aContinue reading “A paradox of food subsidies “Cesta Básica” in Timor-Leste.”