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Computerization of PDS by March 2015: Minister

Mandrekar also said that the government will implement the Food Security Bill in Goa by September 15 this year.The government wanted to implement the bill earlier but lost time due to the election code of conduct. Times of India, 2 months ago

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 Chronicle4 weeks 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 Pakistan3 hours ago Seed Bill 2014 approved by National Assembly panel  Business Recorder5 days ago NA approves Seed Amendment Bill 2014 to increase agri crops  Daily Times5 days 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.com2 days ago

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 India4 weeks 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.com6 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 Traders5 hours ago Sugar mills not making payments to growers: Bosan  Business Recorder5 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.net5 days ago Ethiopia: Ethiopia's Seed Banks and the Search for Food Security  AllAfrica.com4 days ago

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 Ghana5 days ago

Oil scandal prompts Ma to overreach his legal role

On Oct. 13, President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) convened the National Security Council (NSC) to review food security issues. Officials at the meeting included Ma and the vice president; the premier, vice premier and secretary-general of the Executive ...
 Taipei Times Online1 day ago
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Opening Gates to African food security

It's a hard life being a small farmer in sub-Saharan Africa. About 200 million people in the region are poor and undernourished. It's a hard life being a small farmer in sub-Saharan Africa. About 200 million people in the region are poor and ...
 Get Farming1 day ago
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