The extension comes even as deadline of the roll-out of the food security programme has been delayed thrice and is now slated from October 2015 Arup Roychoudhury | New Delhi May 21, 2015 Last Updated at 00:40 IST The government has extended the date for ... Business Standard, 1 week ago
State may miss Food Security deadline - New Delhi Pioneer, 1 week ago
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I have often written about the gigantic corruption programme created by Congress governments, which walks on two legs: the public distribution system and the public works scheme, namely the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee programme. Riddled as they were with enormous leakage, the two could not be discarded by the Congress because they were its primary weapons against the Bharatiya Janata Party's sectarian appeal. It could not even countenance any change in the ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Wednesday, May 27 2015 Nineteen agricultural entrepreneurs have graduated from the National Agricultural Business Training Programme, an initiative by the University of Trinidad and Tobago and LNG producer Atlantic in partnership with the Ministry ...Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday, 1 day ago Why Venezuelans worry more about food than crime BBC, 1 day ago Soil Is Foundation For Food And Nutrition Security—FAO Modern Ghana, 3 days ago Policy and Infrastructure Developments Drive Food Security Improvements in Sub-Saharan Africa PRWeb, 1 week ago
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'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/Rediff.com As the Narendra Modi government completes one year in office, Rediff.com speaks to eminent personalities to analyse the first 365 days of the government. In the third article in the series, Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com spoke ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
India will not scale down its multi-billion dollar food welfare programme that promises ultra-cheap rice and wheat to most of its people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told lawmakers in parliament on Tuesday. A panel set up by Modi had urged the government in ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
Every year, the World Food Programme organises a drawing contest in each of the countries where it has a school feeding programme. This year, the topic was "Zero Hunger, Endless Possibilties," aiming to show how good nutrition can pave the way for a ...World Food Programme, 1 day ago Ghana's Electronic Agriculture: A flagship program of the World Bank Modern Ghana, 20 hours ago World Food Prize President Quinn Meets Pope Francis, Encourages Iowa Visit Agri Marketing, 21 hours ago Food For Life Midrand raises awareness for World Hunger Day Look Local, 22 hours ago
The Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region has made significant improvements in food security between last year and this, increasing 2.4 points in its overall score due to gains in affordability, according to a report. The 2015 Global Food ...Trade Arabia, 1 day ago MENA Region made largest strides in Food Security with gain of 2.4 points Albawaba, 1 day ago Food security increases by 2.4 points across MENA HotelierMiddleEast.com, 20 hours ago MENA Region made largest strid ... World Connector Net, 1 day ago
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President Mugabe last week launched a $38 million agricultural mechanisation programme dubbed More Food for Africa Zimbabwe aimed at empowering small-scale farmers who are believed to be more productive as compared to large-scale farmers. ...Zimbabwe Herald, 1 day ago Mugabe Receives U.S.$38 Million Brazil Tractors Individual.com, 4 days ago Zimbabwe to restore its breadbasket status Bulawayo24 News, 20 hours ago Zimbabwe: Zim Poised to Restore Breadbasket Status AllAfrica.com, 16 hours ago
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The government of Kenya is set to improve livestock production among small scale holders in a bid to boost food security in the country. Livestock principal secretary, Prof. Fred Segor said that the move was also aimed at improving the livelihoods ...Kenya News Agency, 3 days ago
The World Food Programme ( WFP) warned on Wednesday that about 4.6 million people, or 40 percent of South Sudan's estimated population, face acute hunger in the next three months and will require urgent lifesaving food or livelihoods assistance. ...China.org.cn, 1 day ago U.S. Sends Food Aid Shipment To Sudan; WFP Warns 40% Of South Sudanese At Risk Of Acute Hunger Kaiser Network.org, 11 hours ago UN food agency warns hunger reaches record level in South Sudan China Economic Net, 22 hours ago
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