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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The provincial advisor said that women of the rural and urban areas should be part of the joint efforts to be taken for tackling of the issue.On the occasion, Project Manager Wajid Shams Memon, and Plan International Advocacy Officer Anwar Azad Mehar briefed about the current overview of the food security in the province on the basis of recently-conducted assessments in four districts of Sindh and discussed the food security policy framework and final proposed consultation plan.
World Agricultural Resources and Food Security: International Food Security
These entire factors contribute to ensure food security in the long run.
Mutahar al-Abbasi the issues of food security, and challenges in the light of the current status indicators.
Food security challenges for developed and developing countries differ considerably, says Dr Richard Okine, regional director for DuPont sub-Saharan Africa .Developing countries often lack basic infrastructure, including storage, road and port facilities, while smaller incomes inhibit access to and affordability of nutritious food.
1 / 3 Saudi Arabia is to pump $2 million (SR7.5 million) into efforts to improve agricultural output and food security among Muslim countries.
Jeddah, August 29, 2019, SPA -- Saudi Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture and Chairman of General Assembly of the Islamic Organization for Food Security Engineer Abdulrahman Al-Fadley has announced the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's providing 2 million US dollars to the Organization to contribute to enhancing its work and providing capabilities, calling on member states to adopt food security strategy for all member states.
CLAIM: President Muhammadu Buhari's claim that Nigeria has achieved food security
ISLAMABAD -- Ministry of National Food Security and Research in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations have established 'Food Security and Nutrition Information System lab.
Minister for National Food Security and Research Sahibzada Mehboob Sultan and FAO Country Representative Ms Mena Dowlatchahi inaugurated the lab, in Islamabad.
Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sahabzada Mehboob Sultan and FAO Representative in Pakistan, Mina Dowlatchahi unveiled the Food Security and Nutrition Information System (FSNIS) Lab at the Ministry of National Food Security and Research in Islamabad.
NUR-SULTAN, 25th July, 2019 (WAM) -- Yerlan Baidaulet, Director-General of the Islamic Organisation for Food Security, IOFS, praised the prominent role of the UAE in the area of food security.
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