Food Security

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Latest update: India stands firm despite global pressure to endorse trade facilitation deal in WTO

RNA Research & ArchivesThough superpowers have criticised India for its stand against endorsing trade facilitation deal in WTO, India has tried safeguarding its interest and wants to halt the timetable to find a permanent solution on public stockholding ... [Published DNA India - 4 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Aid needed for 350,000 Somalians

MOGADISHU—Over 350,000 people in Somalia’s war-ravaged capital are in acute need of food aid as government and charities struggle to cope, the UN warned Saturday, with other cities also in crisis.“The food security situation has worsened as early warnings ... [Published Manila Standard Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Threat of Famine Looms in South Sudan

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 25, 2014 South Sudan now faces the worst food security crisis in...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for ... [Published SocioLingo Africa - 4 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

5 ways to improve global food security : TreeHugger

Nearly 1 billion people around the world suffer from hunger. Considering that we already produce enough food to feed the whole planet, this should no longer be a problem. But there are a number of factors that get in the way, including inefficient use ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 5 reports

India refuses to ratify trade facilitation pact at WTO until its food security concerns are addressed

By ANI | ANI  –Geneva, July 26 (ANI): India's Ambassador to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Anjali Prasad, has said that New Delhi will not be pressured into accepting easier customs rules from developed countries till its food subsidy concerns are ... [Published Yahoo! India - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 37 reports

India holds firm on blocking global customs deal

:34:34 A A- A+ India on Friday said it wanted ‘visible’ signs the World Trade Organisation would agree to its vast food subsidy schemes before approving a landmark global customs pact as talks went down to the wire. Refusal by India to endorse the agreement ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Two APEC meetings to be held in Iloilo in September

Iloilo City will host two two high-level meetings of the 2015 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the Philippines in 2015, an Iloilo news site reported Friday.The Daily Guardian reported the APEC National Organizing Committee chose Iloilo ... [Published GMA News Online - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 5 reports

Report: Vulnerable Populations Disproportionately Affected by Food Security, Despite Public Programs (7/24/14)

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 24 -- RTI International issued the following news release:Vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, ethnic minorities, and low-income households are disproportionately affected by food security, despite the ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

occupied Palestinian territory: Food Security Sector Situation Report 14 (24 July 2014)

Source: World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization, Food Security ClusterCountry: occupied Palestinian territory Highlights Cessation of hostilities is urgently needed. Numbers of displaced people is getting close to 200,000. Loos ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 13 reports

Statement by Deputy United States Trade Representative Michael Punke at the Trade Negotiations Committee

Statement by Deputy United States Trade Representative Michael Punke at the World Trade Organization Trade Negotiations CommitteeWorld Trade OrganizationGeneva, SwitzerlandJune 25, 2014As Prepared for DeliveryThank you, Roberto, and thanks to all the ... [Published USTR - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 5 reports

Subsidised foodgrains to soon be reality

The city’s food and supplies department has started delivering new ration cards under the National Food Security Act, 2013, through which residents in the national capital will receive highly-subsidised foodgrains. The department has issued ration cards ... [Published Asian Age - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 7 reports

Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. & the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Announce Signing of Memorandum of Understanding to Develop Projects Directed at Food Security and Sustainable Agricultural Intensification

BOCA RATON, Fla. & OXFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. & the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Announce Signing of MOU to Develop Projects Directed at Food Security and Sustainable Agricultural ... [Published EON Science - Jul 24 2014]

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...group of more than two dozen countries have asked India not to veto the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organization (WTO). "A decision to step away would be in no one's interest. It would seriously undermine the ability of the WTO to deliver for the future" warned the 25-country group led by Australia. Read the full report here: European Union, Australia-led group unite against India at WTO
"I think a lot of people in the state of Alabama, like myself and like Amanda, are unaware of what the numbers really look like," Dufner said. "It's easy to say that doesn't happen in my neighborhood, it doesn't happen where I live. But we started our foundation a couple years ago and started pull the layers back of what was really going on, what was going to be our mission statement, we saw that childhood hunger not only in Lee County, the whole state of Alabama was a real big issue."
...To see more of the students' work, visit the Teens blog. "I think they are very crucial pollinators and very important for food security, so anything that we can do to learn about problems that are affecting bees is critical" Sagili said
"We really want to empower Clevelanders on how to save seeds and really take back control of our food supply through our seed supply" said McHugh

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Latest update: India stands firm despite global... [Published DNA India - 4 mins ago]
India stands firm despite global pressure to en... [Published DNA India - 24 mins ago]
Top UK ‘Think Tank’ Staged BN’s Latest PR Stunt... [Published Suara Sarawak - 26 mins ago]
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Food Council looks to fill Saskatoon pantries [Published News Talk 980 CJME - 1 hour ago]
Auburn University joins fight to end child hunger [Published WSFA - 1 hour ago]
How to address gender inequalities in agriculture [Published Christian Science Monitor - 1 hour ago]
Oregon State researchers investigate honeybee m... [Published Oregonian - 1 hour ago]
Aid needed for 350,000 Somalians [Published Manila Standard Today - 2 hours ago]
See The Possible: Cleveland Seed Bank [Published WKYC News - 2 hours ago]
US disappointed over India's stance in WTO [Published Deccan Herald - 2 hours ago]
US disappointed over India's stance in WTO [Published Business Standard India - 2 hours ago]
Breadfruit Institute Presents Benefit-Sharing C... [Published GardenNews.biz - 2 hours ago]
Global Biodiesel Market : 2014-2018 [Published MarketResearch.com - 3 hours ago]
US Disappointed Over India's Stance in WTO [Published Outlook India - 3 hours ago]
Owen Paterson's green blobs: some would shrink ... [Published Grocer - 3 hours ago]
Threat of Famine Looms in South Sudan [Published SocioLingo Africa - 4 hours ago]
5 ways to improve global food security : TreeHu... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
An output of 261 Million Tonnes of Food grains ... [Published Agron Food Processing - 4 hours ago]
Fish Before Fields to Improve Egypt’s Food Prod... [Published Inter Press Service - 5 hours ago]
Climate change to affect global crop production [Published ProKerala.com - 5 hours ago]
350k Somalis in need of food aid: UN [Published Press tv - 6 hours ago]
"Hundreds of thousands need food aid in Somali" [Published Press Trust of India - 6 hours ago]
‘Ethical land grabbing’ could feed 550 million ... [Published SciDev.Net - 6 hours ago]
Dreze leads food movement in Maoist-affected La... [Published Times of India - 7 hours ago]
All efforts to be made to ensure peace on Eid: CS [Published The News International - 7 hours ago]
AFP - Somalia-unrest-aid-hunger [Published Namibia Press Agency - 7 hours ago]
Hundreds of thousands need food aid in Somali c... [Published Focus Bulgaria - 7 hours ago]
Hundreds of Thousands Need Food Aid in Somali C... [Published Naharnet - 7 hours ago]
Agripreneurs to youth: Get your... [Published Rappler - 7 hours ago]
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Threat of Famine Looms in South Sudan [Published SocioLingo Africa - 4 hours ago]
WASHINGTON, July 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 25, 2014 South Sudan now faces the worst food security crisis in...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for ...
Soil Erosion, Climate Change and Global Food Se... [Published Energy Balance - 7 hours ago]
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Will the WTO Fast-Track Trade at the Expense of... [Published naked capitalism - 8 hours ago]
This article highlights another ugly feature of the current trade regime under the WTO, and how it operates to the disadvantage of the poorest in poor countries on a bedrock issue: food security. ...
Threat of Famine Looms in South Sudan [Published Scoop NZ - World - 17 hours ago]
South Sudan now faces the worst food security crisis in the world. Violence has forced over 1.5 million people from their homes since mid-December, while more than 50,000 children under the age of five are at risk of dying from malnutrition this year. ...
Syrian Arab Republic: Syria: Red Cross and Red ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 19 hours ago]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: Syrian Arab Republic 25-07-2014 News Release 14/123 25 July 2014, Geneva/Damascus (International Federation/ICRC/SARC) – Lack of rain, low water levels, armed conflict and damaged water and sanitation ...
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DuPont-Sponsored 2014 Global Food Security Inde... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 28 2014]
Abt Associates Wins $48.6 million USAID Trade H... [Published Financial Services - Mar 25 2014]
China and the Netherlands Build the First Food ... [Published Financial Services - Mar 25 2014]
Soros Economic Development Fund Invests in Ghan... [Published Financial Services - Mar 25 2014]
IOM improves food security for displaced in Bor... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Feb 11 2014]
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