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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2 (SUNA)- Assistant of the President of the Republic and Deputy Chairman of the National Congress for the Party Affairs, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid, has affirmed importance of the role of universities and faculties of agriculture for implementing the strategy of food security in the Arab World.
The Australian Business Group Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Australian Embassy and Western Australian State Trade Office, have hosted discussion on food security in the UAE.
Food security is a multifaceted challenge that impacts every country around the world.
Already, GCC countries have started taking food security more seriously after the worldwide food crisis in 2008 that affected the price of food in the region," Al Ghurair said.
The UN World Food Programme in Kyrgyzstan together with the Ministry of Agriculture have presented the first edition of the Atlas on Food Security in the country.
NNA - FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa and the Secretariat of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in collaboration with WFP Regional Office are organizing the 4th Regional Multi-Stakeholder workshop on Food Security and Nutrition, in Amman, Jordan during 28, 29 April, 2015.
Damascus, SANA- International Cooperation and planning commission signed on Thursday a project on "Family food security in Syria" with the World Food Program (WFP) through establishing a system to monitor a periodical food security.
23 (Saba) A' Governor of Hadramout Adel Ba Hameed has discussed the general objectives and directions of the EU-funded Food Security Information System (FSIS) development programme in Yemen.
GCC nations can play a leading role in spearheading strategic public-private sector partnerships to tackle global food security concerns, according to experts speaking at the World Food Security Summit in Dubai, UAE.
The American University of Beirut's Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS) has launched what it claims is the first graduate-level programme on food security in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region .
15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Blumberg Grain senior executives are arriving in India this week for meetings on food security needs in the public and private sectors.
11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blumberg Grain, in partnership with the Government of Egypt, is developing one of the world's largest integrated food security systems for grain storage.
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