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Food Security: Public suggests amendments to food security bill

Kenyans have started giving their views on a proposed legislation that seeks to compel the state to provide food to vulnerable persons, including pregnant women. The Senate Committee on agriculture has held a public hearing with members of the ... Daily Nation, 1 day ago
Computerization of PDS by March 2015: Minister Times of India, 2 months ago

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Food law to take govt's subsidy bill to Rs 1.31L cr

Last year, Parliament passed the Food Security Act that gave legal entitlement to highly subsidised foodgrains to two-thirds of the country's population. NEW DELHI: The government's food subsidy bill is estimated to touch Rs 1,31,086 crore annually to ...
 Economic Times2 months ago Paswan wants to hike food handouts  The Financial Chronicle1 month ago Food Subsidy to Touch Rs 1.31 Lakh Cr for Implementing Food Law  Outlook2 months ago Food subsidy to touch Rs 1.31 lac cr for implementing food law  Business Standard2 months ago

MPs shows concern for not providing relief to farmers

ISLAMABAD-UNS: Senate /Standing Committee on National Food Security and Research, in its meeting on Tuesday, was briefed that ZTBL has provided agricultural loans worth 62 billions Rupees from January 2014 to September 2014. Chairman of the ...
 World Tribune Pakistan2 days ago Seed Bill 2014 approved by National Assembly panel  Business Recorder1 week ago NA approves Seed Amendment Bill 2014 to increase agri crops  Daily Times1 week ago

Food subsidy to be lower than Budget target; lower oil price to help economy

India's food subsidy bill is expected to be significantly lower than the budget target this year. Thanks to states which have not implemented the National Food Security Act (NFSA) as yet. Lower global crude prices are an added benefit that will help the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Is the centre finally cracking down on subsidies?  Livemint.com4 days ago
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100 days of Modi: Good for business, not so good for marginalised groups

In his first 100 days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has protected the food security of millions of Indians on the global arena, but early trends suggest his government's pro-business policy will hurt the environment and the poor. In "100 days review of NDA ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago Narendra Modi-led government promises 40% increase in supply of grain under food law  Times of India1 month ago 100 days of Narendra Modi: Good for business, not so good for marginalised groups  Asian Age1 month ago A reality check on Modi's promises and action  Rediff.com1 week ago
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GCC food imports to top $53bn by 2020

Food import bill of GCC region will rise to over $53 billion by 2020 as soaring population and up to 90 per cent reliance on imported products foster long term supply concerns, according to a study. GCC governments must focus on strategic ...
 Trade Arabia2 days ago GCC food imports to hit $53.1 billion putting security issues top of SIAL agenda  Zawya.com2 days ago

Ethiopia's seed banks and the search for food security

The community seed bank in Chefe Donsa, a village two hours drive east of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, collects and preserves the seeds of local crops to ensure farmers have a steady supply of seeds to sow each year. The Chefe Donsa seed bank ...
 SciDev.net1 week ago Ethiopia: Ethiopia's Seed Banks and the Search for Food Security  AllAfrica.com1 week ago
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Parliamentarians Cautioned Against Plant Breeders Bill

Accra, Oct. 15, GNA Mr Jason Tutu, Communications Lead of Food Sovereignty of Ghana, a food advocacy group, on Wednesday called on parliamentarians to ponder the threat the Plant Breeders Bill (PBB) would bring to the country. He therefore tasked ...
 Modern Ghana1 week ago
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The Hand-Hoe Must Go, Invest in Women Farmers!

ophie Mbugua Rural women play a critical role in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty, according to most statistics. Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) for example says ...
 Africa Science News2 days ago

PARC scientists urged to play role in promotion of soybean crop

Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan Monday urged agriculture scientists of Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) to play role in promotion of soybean crop in the country to save huge foreign ...
 4 Traders3 days ago
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