What are the local supply and production committees?

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Maduro: The CLAP are born to make revolution in the system of food distribution to the Venezuelan people. | Photo: archive

Local committees of supply and production (CLAP) in Venezuela are the new form of popular organization responsible, together with the Ministry of food, from House to House distribution of regulated products of first necessity.
House to House representatives of the organized communities, carry bags full of food consisting of various products. The new implementation that has served to 504 thousand families from across the country, strengthens the joint work of the people’s power and the national Government in pro ensure power to the people.
“This is the beginning of a new productive way, and the first steps already announced the success of this road,” said the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, who installed from Catia La Mar, Vargas State, 485 CLAP throughout the Venezuelan at the time.

“The Clap have to be the ultimate expression of the economic revolution in the base” the holder of the office of feeding, Rodolfo Marco Torres, said that more than 500 thousand families have been taken care of in 208 municipalities, 464 parishes and two thousand 34 communities, where the needs of the people are also collected to then treat them hand with mayors and Governors.
Each Committee of supply consists of four articulated bodies: National Union of women (UnaMujer), battle unit Bolivar-chavez (Ubch), front Francisco de Miranda (FFM) and the various municipal councils of each entity.

#VIDEO: how are the local supply and production committees composed? pic.twitter.com/Jwf5poyiZh – presidential press (@PresidencialVen) 3 April 2016 the CLAP will be certified by the Ministry for communities and social movements to avoid facts of bureaucracy and corruption.
Resources approved a total of eight thousand 400 million bolívares approved President Maduro to Governors from across the country, to boost the Popular food distribution system.
For the Capital District it allocated 300 million, for Anzoátegui 200 million; Amazon 500 million; Apure 500 million, Aragua 200 million, Barinas 200 million, 500 million Bolivar, Carabobo 300 million, Cojedes 200 million, Delta Amacuro 500 million, Falcon 200 million, Guárico 500 million, Lara 200 million, Merida 300 million and Miranda 300 million, among other entities.
Maduro said that these resources will help ensure the essentials in both public and private distribution networks.