food security


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food se·cur·i·ty

(fūd sĕ-kyūr'i-tē)
A state in which a person, or all people in a collective (e.g., family, community, nation) have consistent physical and economic access to a nutritionally adequate and culturally acceptable diet, through nonemergency sources.
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KUWAIT, March 4 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan said Sunday the government was in the process of achieving food security through "an effective executive mechanism and thoroughly-studied plans.
ISLAMABAD -- The United Nation World Food Programme in its recent report has said that Pakistan has made significant progress over the past decades and brought food security and nutrition to a more prominent place since 2010.
Summary: Minister discusses challenges and recommendations to enhance food security in the country
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (NINA) - Secretary General of the Council of Ministers, Mehdi Al-Alak discussed with the representatives of the World Food Program (WFP), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) in Iraq a plan to implement a strategic review of food security and nutrition in Iraq.
The Food Security Agency of Azerbaijan will start full-fledged work starting from January 1, 2018 and to date a draft law on food security has been prepared.
Summary: Dhaka [Bangladesh], Dec 24 (ANI): Bangladesh has been ranked a lowly 89th, among other South Asian countries, in the recently published Global Food Security Index 2017.
today introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure that the life-saving food security programs managed under the Feed the Future Initiative will continue for another five years.
The Food Security Center -- Abu Dhabi (FSCAD) hosted the concluding session of its Food Security Roundtables on the sidelines of the eighth edition of SIAL Middle East 2017.
The Food Security Center - Abu Dhabi (FSCAD) hosted the concluding session of its Food Security Roundtables on the sidelines of the eighth edition of SIAL Middle East 2017, which highlighted importance of public-private partnership model in ensuring food security.
Islamabad -- Food Security Committee of the Economic Cooperation Organization here on Monday called upon the members states to developing coherent strategies for sustainable agriculture development in the member states for achieving food security.
TAP)- The Arabic group specialising in food security and trade facilitation under the general secretariat of the Arab States League held Tuesday its fourth meeting in Tunis with attendance of experts and scientific, technical and administrative skills in the field of food security stemming from the different institutions and control structures in the Arab States.
Various organizations including Ministry of National Food Security Research, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), research institutes, FAO, World Food Programme (WFP),and Oxfam came together to organize the event.
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