- India’s food security scheme unviable, says trade body
Jul 18, 2013
According to Fertiliser Association of India, India’s food security scheme cannot be executed successfully unless farming is made profitable.
[Food prices] [India] [Agri-business] [South Asia] [Food security] [Agriculture] [Farmers]
- Poor turning poorer as food prices zoom
Nov 27, 2012
South Asia’s households fall into poverty as the result of higher food prices as food prices increase.
[Food security] [South Asia] [Agriculture] [Food prices] [Poverty and Hunger]
- India vulnerable to food price shocks: study
Oct 02, 2012
Indian planners are talking about moving away from the old idea of giving special concessions and subsidies to the small farmers, even as the Global Food Index brings to the fore India’s appalling state of nutrition.
- Dear Editor, Why paint a rosy picture?
Oct 19, 2016
Reports on unemployment fears and an undernourished nation have failed to stroke the right kind of discourse on the subject in the media.
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- Food prices expected to be less volatile now: UN Agency
Nov 11, 2013
Global rice production in 2013 is expected to grow only modestly, says a latest report by said today, adding that food prices over the past.
[India] [Food prices] [Food Distribution]
- High food prices: World Bank warns against complacency
Nov 30, 2012
“A new norm of high prices seems to be consolidating,” said Otaviano Canuto, World Bank Group’s Vice President for Poverty Reduction and Economic Management.
[Hunger] [Food prices] [World Bank] [South Asia]
- Food prices drop to four-year low, says FAO
Sep 12, 2014
With 2014 being another record year for wheat production, prices for the staple grain continued to slide in August, reaching their lowest value since July 2010.
[Agriculture] [Food prices] [Food safety]
- India launches helpline for perishable food transporters
Sep 12, 2014
The toll free number will help in creating database of common logistical hurdles experienced on highways by the reefer operators.
[Food prices] [Agri-business] [India] [Food wastage] [Food Distribution] [South Asia] [Agriculture]
- FAO reports drop in food prices for third month in row
Jan 11, 2013
The FAO Index measures the monthly change in international prices of a basket of 55 food commodities, including meat, dairy, sugar, and cereals.
[India] [Food security] [South Asia] [Food prices]
- Half of world's food thrown away: study
Jan 10, 2013
As much as half of the world's food, amounting to two billion tonnes worth, ends up being thrown away, a new report says.
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- Food insecurity, debt rise in Sri Lanka’s north
Sep 30, 2013
While there is still enough food in the smaller number of villages surveyed, fewer people can afford it, said Kathy Derore, head of the programme unit at World Food Programme (WFP) in Sri Lanka.
[Sri Lanka] [Food prices] [Hunger and Poverty] [Food security]
- Take Food bill message to masses: Rahul to Congmen
Jul 29, 2013
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi asked his partymen to take the message of Food Security bill to grassroots.
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