Food Security Expert

Food Security Bulletin 05-Jan-2015


  • Radical goals for sustainable development

    eco-business.com48 minutes ago
    … degradation by 2020, and are pressing for at least one international panel of experts to meet at the UN to address this central aspect of global food security.
  • Aberdeen Press and Journal

    Indian share in global milk production 17%; Undergoing

    fnbnews.com1 hour ago
    With India’s population touching 170 crore in the next five decades[2 Source: ‘Amul Cooperative Model Critical for India’s Food Security‘ Acknowledges Union …
  • Vietnam’s greatest technology achievements in 2014

    VietNamNet Bridge2 hours ago
    … Energy Agency (IAEA) for its achievements in releasing mutant plant varieties and contributions to increased food security and sustainable development.
  • Global warming will cut wheat yields, research shows

    The Star Online2 hours ago
    For food security: Wheat production will be adversely affected by rising temperatures. To ensure ample supplies in the future, research to identify adaptation …
  • Calendar

    Brattleboro Reformer2 hours ago
    William Aludo discusses their context-driven approach along with planned intervention projects to improve food security in Kitere village in Migori County of …
  • MT Dept. of Agriculture Deputy Director Joel Clairmont recognized

    High Plains Journal2 hours ago
    The importance of food security was instilled in us by our elders, and by expanding food and agriculture development the next generation can become more …
  • The silent holocaust in the Middle Belt

    BusinessDay3 hours ago
    Given that the Middle Belt is the bread basket of Nigeria, the impact on agricultural output and food security is better imagined than described. To all intents and …
  • Villagers Smell Rat in Central Ordinance on Land Acquisition

    The New Indian Express3 hours ago
    Such acquisitions will also be exempt from social impact assessment and the application of Food Security Act, two other requirements laid down under the Land …
  • Secunderabad Cantonment Board campaigners promise flats and jobs

    Deccan Chronicle3 hours ago
    “A contestant has promised a two-bedroom flat and food security card,” said Shahana Begum, a resident of Rasoolpoora. Some of the contestants are promising …
  • Daily Times Nigeria

    Imo budgets N141.2bn for 2015 appropriation

    BusinessDay4 hours ago
    … administration viz: believe in God, free education, massive infrastructure development, and agriculture production to ensure food sufficiency and food security.
  • Climate change: No joy in 2014

    The Herald5 hours ago
    As a result, food security will be threatened, water stress will worsen and adaptive capacity compromised. Zimbabwe is expected to suffer yield declines in …
  • New Year, Old Challenges… For Climate Change

    Huffington Post5 hours ago
    For an industry that employs more than 200 million worldwide and feeds nearly 3 billion daily, this poses another food security and economic risk. As the ocean …
  • In Search of the Rare Breed

    Hoosier Ag Today5 hours ago
    … play a key role in the future of agriculture to feed the world, but having enough land and people willing to work the land is also vital for our future food security.
  • We treat our soil like dirt

    Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier7 hours ago
    The goal of this yearlong, worldwide emphasis, explains the U.N., is “to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and …
  • State plans new strategies to revive agricultural sector

    The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)7 hours ago
    “These programmes borrow heavily from the Jubilee Government’s manifesto that envisages investing in agricultural transformation and food security. This year …
  • Ignore land ordinance at your own peril, Jaitley tells states

    Chandigarh Tribune7 hours ago
    … a detailed social impact study and special provisions with regard to food security. The state needs land for any form of development and larger public interest …
  • Rethinking type 2 diabetes

    Beacon News (blog)8 hours ago
    Research shows that a contributing factor in type 2 diabetes is the environment, specifically walkability of neighbourhoods, food security and local access to …
  • $600K Awarded for Climate Change Studies in Hawai’i

    Maui Now8 hours ago
    Preparing for potential changes in freshwater resources and agro-forestry to insure food security and maintain community resources. Creating models of coastal …
  • Let India make cheap medicines

    Deccan Herald10 hours ago
    India faces a public health crisis no less stark than its food security problem. One potential threat comes from patents, which can raise the prices of medicines …
  • A revamped Economic Survey is in the works

    Livemint10 hours ago
    Subramanian was critical of both the first budget of the Modi government and its stand on the food security issue at the World Trade Organization. After Jaitley …
  • In wealthy Canada, why do we need food banks?

    Times Colonist14 hours ago
    This question led to his 1997 edited publication, First World Hunger; Food Security and Welfare Politics, which focused on Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the …
  • Livemint

    Need to amend the Land Acquisition Act, 1894: Finance Minister

    Newstrack India15 hours ago
    … the acquisition process. Thereafter, the Act provided for a detailed social impact study. It further provided for special provisions with regard to food security.
  • Economists discuss benefits of free trade in N.Y.

    The Korea Herald15 hours ago
    Choo added that the industry, as a “valuable public good,” provides a number of benefits, including food security, national land management and environmental …
  • Livemint

    Amendments to the Land Acquisition Law – The Real Picture: Arun

    DeshGujarat17 hours ago
    It further provided for special provisions with regard to food security. Historically the power to acquire the land is a sovereign power. The State needs land for any …
  • Ka Piko suing OHA

    Thegardenisland.com17 hours ago
    … and may include projects that use taro for flood control, wetland restoration and preservation, food security, community economic development, job creation, …

    Andhra Pradesh’s capital plan draws activists’, Opposition fire

    Economic Times18 hours ago
    “With such a high level of population and shrinking land resources, fertile agricultural lands are precious assets essential for food security. Buildings can be built …
  • Russia’s Twin Troubles

    Beijing Review19 hours ago
    In addition, the country is also planning to tax food exports in order to keep prices in check and ensure food security in Russia. The series of steps has fostered …
  • 2015: South- West Plans To Stop Buhari

    The Streetjournal19 hours ago
    … the fertilizer corruption cartel, improved food security, democratised access to education through the establishment of additional universities, polytechnics and …

    Left parties to stage protests ahead of Obama’s visit

    India Today20 hours ago
    “There were pressures on India to give up its food security programme by undermining public procurement and the public distribution system, besides …
  • New ZNS Machinery Will Boost Development

    AllAfrica.com20 hours ago
    … increase production threefold. This increase would not only add to national food security but also assist the Government to stabilise food prices in the country.
  • A far-reaching EU-GCC trade deal remains elusive

    gulfnews.com20 hours ago
    … are geared to accomplishing diversification, acquiring competitiveness in oil and non-oil reliant industries, and guaranteeing food security at affordable prices.
  • Will There Be a Silicon Valley for Sustainable Enterprise?

    Pulse20 hours ago
    This is a global evolution in human activity (land use, energy production, food security, water management, waste responsibility), and we can think globally, but …
  • Release of Cuban Five Opens New Chapter in Cuba-US Relations

    Socialist Project21 hours ago
    Furthermore, the country maintains the highest index of food security in the region and a very low poverty level (4%) compared with the average in Latin America …
  • Human Services Calendar

    Indiana Gazette21 hours ago
    The Southwestern PA Food Security Partnership works to provide people and families with the resources necessary to live a hunger-free life, providing easy …
  • 2015 begins with urgency to save the Caribbean from climate change

    Jamaica ObserverJan 3, 2015
    … sea level rise, coastal erosion and ocean acidification, further threatening food security and efforts to eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development.
  • FNC to debate response to President’s speech

    Yahoo! Maktoob NewsJan 3, 2015
    … 10 countries only, which is risky for the country’s future food security, in case of problems or drop in production levels in these source countries, experts say.
  • Kerala urges Centre to raise food grains quota

    The HinduJan 3, 2015
    In the wake of apprehensions that the implementation of the Food Security Act would affect the supply of food grains to families the Above Poverty Line, the State …
  • Exports and Russia

    The NationJan 3, 2015
    Ishaq Dar the finance minister has urged senior officials of commerce ministry, ministry of Food Security and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) to …
  • Top 10 outstanding events of Vietnam’s atomic energy sector in 2014

    VietNamNet BridgeJan 3, 2015
    Vietnam won three out of 23 awards presented by IAEA for its achievements in releasing mutant plant varieties and contributions to increased food security and …
  • NewsDay

    Govt moves to rescue GMB

    The Zimbabwe StandardJan 3, 2015
    “Given the objective of ensuring food security, government remains a key player in the purchasing and storage of grain through the GMB. As such, government …
  • NewsDay

    GMB mulls retrenchment

    The Zimbabwe StandardJan 3, 2015
    … social GMB mandate of managing strategic grain reserves to ensure food security in terms of the Act,” as one of the major challenges stalling retrenchment.
  • Goa 2015: Welcome to the age of climate change

    Daijiworld.comJan 3, 2015
    … outlines catastrophe in India caused by extreme weather patterns: severe threat to food security, widespread disease outbreaks and chronic water shortages.
  • Many lament over expensive food items in Malaysia

    AsiaOneJan 3, 2015
    … Association secretary-general Datuk Paul Selvaraj urged the Government to implement strong agricultural policies to ensure food security and sustainability.
  • Modernizing Agriculture

    Beijing ReviewJan 3, 2015
    … its agricultural production heavily depends on the pesticide and chemical fertilizer, which has resulted in declining land capacity and food security risks.
  • Diplomatic remarks during heads of state’s visits to VN

    VietNamNet BridgeJan 3, 2015
    The two PMs decided to set up strategic partnership on agriculture and food security. Earlier, the two countries had established the same level of cooperation in …
  • Distribution of New Ration Cards Begins

    The New Indian ExpressJan 3, 2015
    The Minister also said that with the implementation of the National Food Security Act(NFSA), the State needs Centre’s help in the three core areas of ‘clarity in …
  • SPs Asked to Attend Collectors’ Conference

    The New Indian ExpressJan 3, 2015
    Agriculture and food security issues will be discussed on the second day. Social security measures including Harishchandra Sahayata, assistance from the …
  • The Indian Express

    Calling the Man Behind Manifesto

    The New Indian ExpressJan 3, 2015
    UPA vote-velcro projects like MGNREGS and the Food Security Bill of `1.24 lakh crore at taxpayers’ expense increased purchasing power without rise in …
  • What to (or not to) look forward to in 2015: Cheap oil, ISIS, life on

    Q13 FOXJan 3, 2015
    Narendra Modi’s BJP party came to power on a pro-business platform, and its bilateral agreement with the United States in 2014 on food security paves the way …
  • Deccan Chronicle

    Pro-investor Modi government struggles to strike balance

    The Asian AgeJan 3, 2015
    Even the Congress had chosen the ordinance route to launch its favourite food security programme for almost two-thirds of the country’s population. For the Modi …
  • PU teacher honoured

    The NationJan 3, 2015
    … “Decline in Freshwater Natural Resources and future of Inland Fisheries & Aquaculture: Threatened Livelihood and Food Security in Indus Valley, Pakistan” in …
  • Editorial: The Akure Akotileta Alliance

    Osun DefenderJan 3, 2015
    … system, dismantled the fertilizer corruption cartel, improved food security, democratize access to education through the establishment of additional universities, …

    AbugidainfoJan 3, 2015
    Food security, clean water, good education for their children, peace and justice. Without intimate connection between ideas and the existential reality of …
  • Livemint

    Amendments to land Act will bring back coercion: Congress

    The HinduJan 3, 2015
    … areas — thereby bringing back coercion in land acquisition — and eases acquisition of multi-crop land which, in turn, could affect food security of the country.
  • Concerted effort must to save Barind tract

    The Daily StarJan 3, 2015
    … degradation in the Barind tract has become an urgent task to boost agricultural production for ensuring food security amid adverse impacts of climate change, …
  • Climate Change Threatens Quechua and Their Crops in Peru’s Andes

    Truth-OutJan 3, 2015
    “The families’ food security is definitely at risk,” agricultural technician Lino Loayza told IPS. “The rainy season started in September, and the fields should be …
  • Justin Trudeau’s Northern tour: Inuvik reacts

    CBC.caJan 3, 2015
    And in particular he’s really concerned with food security and nutrition security,” Malcolm says. Trudeau will leave for Yellowknife Saturday afternoon. There, he’ll …
  • In misery of Zamboanga City shelters, women forced into flesh trade

    Inquirer.netJan 3, 2015
    … Allian said “sexual abuse among men, women, gays and children in prostitution will always happen when the issue of food security is not properly addressed.”.
  • SNAP partnering with human services to offer healthy cooking classes

    Coos Bay WorldJan 3, 2015
    While Oregon has steadily increased the total of SNAP benefits conferred, the USDA Household Food Security in the United States in 2013 report showed 15.2 …
  • Odisha to start identification of PDS beneficiaries from January 28

    Orissadiary.comJan 3, 2015
    A training programme on identification of PDS beneficiaries on the basis of the National Food Security Act norms was organised here on Friday.

    Left parties to protest Obama visit

    The HinduJan 3, 2015
    the financial sector to American capital; weaken the patents regime to benefit U.S. companies; give up the national food security programme by undermining …
  • India waiting for an energy revolution: Expert

    Odisha Sun TimesJan 3, 2015
    … the pre-industrial era, the atmospheric temperature had risen by 2 degrees C which adversely threatened crop production thereby impacting food security.
  • Action needed now to clear the air

    Independent OnlineJan 3, 2015
    Furthermore, despite the recognition of the need to preserve scarce water sources and increase food security, a plethora of new coal mining concessions are in …
  • NEEDED: Agricultural Revolution In Nigeria

    Nigerian ObserverJan 3, 2015
    … Juma writes, “Prioritizing agricultural development could yield significant, interconnected benefits, particularly in achieving food security and reducing hunger; …
  • And the 2014 CLS awards go to . . .

    The HeraldJan 3, 2015
    The young rider was appointed the project Ambassador of the European Union-supported food security project. Outstanding School of the Year. The most …
  • Pakistan has failed on Thar!

    gulfnews.comJan 3, 2015
    NGOs in Thar have millions of donor money in their kitty for food security, nutrition and other services. One prominent NGO in Thar was keeping around 140 …