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Japan lawmakers pass security bills despite public anger

Letter: Non-disruptive colours CaribbeanNews Now (Today) - While the public discourse on food and nutrition security or even sovereignty for Trinidad and Tobago remains somewhat dormant; I expect in the fullness of time that this too shall... ..., 2 weeks ago
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Senate's passing of seed law to flood market with harmful GM food

KARACHI: There is a looming food security crisis in Pakistan which the state is apparently unequipped to handle efficiently, and allowing genetically modified (GM) seeds to placate the crisis is not the answer, said Prof Dr Shahida Wizarat in a ...
 DAWN Group1 day ago Direct income transfer can help food security law have desired impact  Hindustan Times5 days ago First food, then private security  Times Live South Africa1 week ago

Clarify on Food Security Act: Centre tells State

The Centre has sought certain clarifications from the State Government before giving its nod to implementation of the Food Security Scheme in Meghalaya. A State government official informed on Saturday that the Centre has sought to know details on ...
 Nagaland Post1 week ago


The number of households considered deprived in the Socio-Economic Census of 2011 suggests that the food security law is hopelessly misdirected at a lot of ineligible non-poor. The post Socio-economic survey data show UPA’s food and land bills were ...
 First Post.com4 weeks ago
Times of India

Jayalalithaa opposes food security exemption provision in Land Acquisition Bill

Powers have been conferred on state governments to exempt these projects from the requirement of conducting social impact assessment and special provisions for safeguarding food security, as well as the requirement of obtaining ‘consent’ from a fixed ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

BPL homes sans toilets lose rations in Mandya

In order to ensure food security, the State government has introduced the 'Anna Bhagya' scheme. However, officials who are entrusted with implementing it, are now seizing ration cards of BPL families for not having toilets in their houses. The measure has ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

'Government's first responsibility is to feed its people'

'It is a national shame that the only country that enacted a food security act is now better known as the land of farmer suicides. Indian farming can change only if national irrigation policy is implemented in totality,' Dr M S Swaminathan tells Shobha Warrier/ As the Narendra Modi government completes one year in office, speaks to eminent personalities to analyse the first 365 days of the government. In the third article in the series, Shobha Warrier/ spoke ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Global Food Security and the Missed Message of Milan's Expo 2015

Every five years, the world convenes an Expo: the 21st-century iteration of the world's fair that has become the planet's third largest international gathering (after the Olympics and Soccer's World Cup). The city of Milan opened the most recent ...
 Huffington Post20 hours ago

Presidential adviser, lawmaker underscore need for integrity, competence in good governance

Integrity is the currency of good governance, Office of the Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization (OPAFSAM) Secretary Francis N. Pangilinan said in the Road to Good Governance in 2016: 7 Years of Kaya Natin! Forum. ...
 Business World5 days ago

USDA Research Grants to Boost Food Production and Improve Food Security

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $6 million in grants to support research, education and Extension efforts to increase food security and improve food production. As the ...
 National Institute of Food and Agriculture1 week ago DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRI FOOD OF CANADA : Governments, University of Saskatchewan and Industry Invest in Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence  4 Traders1 day ago Wouldn't It Suck If Humanity Went Extinct for Throwing Away Perfectly Good Food?  AlterNet.org1 day ago U of S home for new Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence  Western Producer1 day ago
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