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US Congress Passes New Food Security Bill

US Congress Passes New Food Security Bill

The US Congress passed the Global Food Security Act last week, authorising US$7.3 billion between 2017 and 2021 in support for hunger and food security initiatives. The new legislation will institutionalise on a permanent basis US President ... ICTSD, 1 week ago

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Women Farmers Get a Boost From New Global Food-Aid Bill

In the 1980s, a group of pop stars came together under the name Band Aid to record the saccharine but catchy anthem Do They Know It's Christmas? to provide famine relief to those starving in Ethiopia. The song's high sales numbers garnered media ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago
EGov Online

Govt. digitises 24 crore ration cards to slash food bill subsidy burden

Share Tweet Share Share Share The government has digitized all 24 crore ration cards in the country in a bid to control pilferage from the public distribution system and rationalising its food subsidy outgo. As many as 50 per cent ...
 EGov Online2 weeks ago Congress Offers Rare Bipartisan Support for Climate Assistance  Scientific American1 week ago

24/7 biz: Retailers worry about security

  The Bill provides establishments employing 10 or more workers the freedom to operate 365 days a year, with flexibility in opening and closing time. Law and order and financial viability seem to be the main concerns of retailers a day, after the Union Cabinet cleared the Model Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016. Some state governments are also wondering how they will manage with limited resources. The Bill will soon be sent to states ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Centre takes to tech to slash Food bill subsidy burden; here's how

DBT-Aadhaar-ePoS combination to slash subsidy burden In a recent interview to FE, finance secretary Ashok Lavasa said disbursal of benefits under as many as 147 schemes will be facilitated by the DBT platform by the end of the current financial ...
 Financial Express3 weeks ago

Lutheran World Relief Applauds Passage of the Global Food Security Act

) - Lutheran World Relief applauds today's congressional approval of the Global Food Security Act, which authorizes the funding of overseas agricultural development and disaster assistance programs that provide life-saving assistance while reducing ...
 Sys-Con Media2 weeks ago

If there is a drought, food security is a must: SC

Every single person living in a drought-hit area of the country can now buy five kilograms of foodgrains each month at subsidised rates. This is among the many significant orders passed by the Supreme Court on 13 May, concluding its four-part judgement on a ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago

Obama Ready to Sign Food-Label Bill Consumer Groups Dislike

The White House plans to support legislation creating a national labeling standard for foods containing genetically modified organisms even though consumer groups criticize the bill for allowing information to live behind special codes, and for ...
 Bloomberg1 week ago Obama ready to sign GMO labeling bill that consumer groups find suspect  Southwest Farm Press1 week ago

GMO labeling bill good for both environment and the poor

Last week, the Senate passed the bipartisan Roberts-Stebenow bill allowing food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to be labeled using so-called "smart labels" — QR (Quick Response) codes that lead to full information on contents.
 The Hill1 week ago The 5 Big Questions about the US Senate GMO Label Bill  Iowapublicradio.org2 weeks ago GMO Label Bill Ready for Final Senate Vote  Hoosier Ag Today2 weeks ago Activists Throw Money on Senators Voting on GMO Labeling Bill (Video)  AlterNet.org2 weeks ago

Funky cappuccinos for farmers in need

Farmers are battling to produce crops and keep livestock alive which are essential for the country's food security, amidst the worst drought since 1982. In November 2015, Agri SA established the Drought Relief Fund to support farmers, farm workers ...
 Biz Community2 weeks ago
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