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Food Security Bulletin (9-24)-Jun-2015

NEWS Forbes Advocate Local man on quest for better farming future Forbes Advocate The Soil C Quest team recognise that food security is the foundation for the stability of our global civilisation and that healthy, fertile soil is the … Al-Bawaba With GCC food imports as high as 90 percent, building up strategic reserves is vital Al-Bawaba “Gulf countries must be well prepared to ensure food security given their current state…

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Food Security Bulletin 09-Jun-2015

NEWS Rappler The future of food security Rappler But if prevailing agricultural trade policies were to be followed, by the end of 2017, the Philippines will have a food security regime based on free trade. AsiaOne Dr Maliki speaks about Singapore’s agricultural landscape in Rome AsiaOne At the conference, Dr Maliki said that local agriculture remains an important pillar of our food security. Hence, the Government would continue to … Singapore…

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Food Security Bulletin 19-May-2015

NEWS The Express Tribune Pakistan starts mango export tomorrow The Nation … efforts by PFVA, Ministry of National Food Security & Research, Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) and Department of Plant Protection. Sub-groups” recommendations: EAC for reducing GST rate to 16 percent Business Recorder (press release) (blog) Sources said that the EAC had constituted sub-groups on industry and trade, energy, food security and agriculture and social sector as well as…

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Food Security Bulletin 18-May-2015

NEWS The Land Newspaper Ag on the curriculum The Land Newspaper Topics covered by the materials include: designing and making a financial plan for a market garden, food security, and sustainable production … Firstpost Sure, Modi’s 1 year has got green shoots holding up but there are problems looming Firstpost … for the buffer stock and welfare programmes, including the National Food Security Act; 5 million tonnes of grain were released…

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Food Security Bulletin (14-08)-Mar-2015

NEWS Hindu Business Line Vidarbha crisis: Rains destroy 50000 hectares of crops Economic Times About four lakh farmers are in acute distress and are in need of farm loan waiver and food security, Tiwari claimed adding that about 10 lakh hectares … Barfblog (blog) Insects as food: Potential hazards and research needs Barfblog (blog) … and in favor of the development of the breeding of insects on a large scale to…

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Food Security Bulletin (07-01)-Mar-2014

NEWS Food Safety News WHO Uses World Health Day to Shine Light on Food Safety Food Safety News According to WHO, food safety is distinct from, but a prerequisite for, food security. “Foodborne diseases impede socioeconomic development by … From Farm to Plate, Make Food Safe – The New Indian Express ‘Efforts required to ensure safe food for everyone’ – Pakistan Today Are Local Restaurants Meeting Hygiene Standards? – AllAfrica.com Full…

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Food Security Bulletin 27-Mar-2015

NEWS ‘Govt facing national, international pressures over anti-tobacco laws’ Daily Times National Food Security and Research Parliamentary Secretary Rajab Ali Baloch told the House that the government was providing Rs500 subsidy on … The Hindu Verification of Food Security Cards to be Completed in April The New Indian Express HYDERABAD: Verification of Food Security Cards (FSC) is underway and the process would be completed next month and the cards would be…

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Food Security Bulletin (26-25)-Mar-2015

NEWS The empire made easy The Nation … in UK aid money courtesy of the taxpayer is helping big business increase its profits in Africa via the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition. Worthington Daily Globe Minnesota farm leaders meet with pope in Italy Worthington Daily Globe Monsignor Peter Wells, assistant secretary of state for the Vatican, expressed concerns about the worldwide loss of family farmers, food security and ……

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