FSP hot spot news http://feed.informer.com/digests/XMROPVFJU2/feeder FSP hot spot news Respective post owners and feed distributors Wed, 30 Sep 2015 11:39:55 -0400 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ South Africa: SUNfarming Technology Spells Good News for Food Security - AllAfrica.com http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGlAtfSh95OWttFoK8FM2yrPXocVw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&url=http://allafrica.com/stories/201704270142.html food security - Google News urn:uuid:6112bd22-a8f0-8593-41e0-0024ca89feba Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:25:29 -0400 <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGlAtfSh95OWttFoK8FM2yrPXocVw&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://allafrica.com/stories/201704270142.html"><b>South Africa: SUNfarming Technology Spells Good News for <b>Food Security</b></b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">AllAfrica.com</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">Pretoria — Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana has commended a farming project, which harnesses the power of the sun to grow vegetables. The Minister visited the SUNfarming project, situated at the North West University in&nbsp;...</font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dfJqD-Dm3gztFbM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Food security: the gene banks future-proofing Australian agriculture - The Guardian http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGRtstkbcTfqTNEKpnqV17iya6T8A&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&url=https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2017/apr/27/food-security-the-gene-banks-future-proofing-australian-agriculture food security - Google News urn:uuid:a9b98c70-74a6-579e-163e-80b71efb3b95 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:01:00 -0400 <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGRtstkbcTfqTNEKpnqV17iya6T8A&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2017/apr/27/food-security-the-gene-banks-future-proofing-australian-agriculture"><img src="//t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcR-gNG3ZBA4ttgH9T_zRY-ojqXy4Kb-i9vjr2UgR7QUwUoofEb6aTHx42EQ6UN-S9xetm-LbhoB" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">The Guardian</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGRtstkbcTfqTNEKpnqV17iya6T8A&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2017/apr/27/food-security-the-gene-banks-future-proofing-australian-agriculture"><b><b>Food security</b>: the gene banks future-proofing Australian agriculture</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">The Guardian</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">In February 2018 the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in the remote Norwegian Arctic will celebrate its 10th anniversary. Among the gifts it will receive are two collections of precious seeds and grains from the Australian Pastures Genebank and the <b>...</b></font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=d9f4wVXUoEruiuM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> DailyTimes | Minister pledges to achieve food security for Pakistan - Daily Times http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGHYRkDaFWWx9-599qr-O-z0Alr5w&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779473204058&ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&url=http://dailytimes.com.pk/pakistan/27-Apr-17/minister-pledges-to-achieve-food-security-for-pakistan food security - Google News urn:uuid:cad4aa74-7395-fca3-e50e-6687c1842c7b Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:55:29 -0400 <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGHYRkDaFWWx9-599qr-O-z0Alr5w&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779473204058&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://dailytimes.com.pk/pakistan/27-Apr-17/minister-pledges-to-achieve-food-security-for-pakistan"><img src="//t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcREIfQWid6fcVzvw1EzRkaVfp-8buTErRmHmWG7fcrm2SMo95AWkCi_JbqZZfkTNPmuCsLCpOc" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">Daily Times</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGHYRkDaFWWx9-599qr-O-z0Alr5w&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779473204058&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://dailytimes.com.pk/pakistan/27-Apr-17/minister-pledges-to-achieve-food-security-for-pakistan"><b>DailyTimes | Minister pledges to achieve food security for Pakistan</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Daily Times</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">ISLAMABAD: The Food Security and Research Ministry on Wednesday pledged to make Pakistan an economy with sustainable food security. This pledge was&nbsp;...</font><br><font size="-1"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGxxbwCvvSrGHTr0j1G7kpTNqw7Rw&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779473204058&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/04/26/use-of-biotechnology-must-to-attain-food-security-bosan/">Use of biotechnology must to attain food security: Bosan | Pakistan ...</a><font size="-1" color="#6f6f6f"><nobr>Pakistan Today</nobr></font></font><br><font size="-1"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNErXP1qzK4cIjse3uEjJOMh6Udb5Q&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779473204058&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://www.radio.gov.pk/26-Apr-2017/text-bulletin-1500-hrs">Text Bulletin 1500 hrs - Radio Pakistan</a><font size="-1" color="#6f6f6f"><nobr>Radio Pakistan (press release)</nobr></font></font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dpDQVVl2xl0p7GMC7TYWu_LRp96OM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b>all 4 news articles&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Fortune: Inside China's $43 Billion Bid for Food Security - CropLife http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFaAXa0CaP0JGZhV1-RTq0n5I5fcA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779471830457&ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&url=http://www.croplife.com/crop-inputs/fortune-inside-chinas-43-billion-bid-for-food-security/ food security - Google News urn:uuid:fb222f8f-5436-a171-50d2-d877da640438 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:53:20 -0400 <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNFaAXa0CaP0JGZhV1-RTq0n5I5fcA&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779471830457&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://www.croplife.com/crop-inputs/fortune-inside-chinas-43-billion-bid-for-food-security/"><img src="//t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTjBvbdrg-mM33jqcE8JnpI5vTKdg_cPKS4OncnRJ-Tmj9GTBSsjiXnirnKUuZH2V0aZBEH-d-f" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">CropLife</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNFaAXa0CaP0JGZhV1-RTq0n5I5fcA&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779471830457&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://www.croplife.com/crop-inputs/fortune-inside-chinas-43-billion-bid-for-food-security/"><b>Fortune: Inside China&#39;s $43 Billion Bid for <b>Food Security</b></b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">CropLife</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">The worst famine in human history occurred in China from 1959 to 1961. An estimated 34 million people starved to death. The horrors were beyond imagining—the elderly and disabled left to perish because they couldn&#39;t work; murder and cannibalism within&nbsp;...</font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=ds3RZkSaDCJrEfM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b>and more&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> NFA to lead discussion on ASEAN food security situation - Manila Bulletin http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNG3r32zSsBms-tD6sPIREZI-hDjkw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&url=http://business.mb.com.ph/2017/04/26/nfa-to-lead-discussion-on-asean-food-security-situation/ food security - Google News urn:uuid:84f27642-3004-518c-dec7-23c813c6d2ba Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:10:01 -0400 <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNG3r32zSsBms-tD6sPIREZI-hDjkw&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://business.mb.com.ph/2017/04/26/nfa-to-lead-discussion-on-asean-food-security-situation/"><b>NFA to lead discussion on ASEAN <b>food security</b> situation</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Manila Bulletin</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">On behalf of the Philippine government, the NFA is now hosting the 37th meeting of the ASEAN <b>Food Security</b> Reserve Board (AFSRB) being attended by representatives from 10 member-countries. AFSRB is an organization of 10 ASEAN nations who have&nbsp;...</font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dGeR01KxOoOxhEM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Nigeria: Food Security - Lagos to Establish Biggest Rice Mill in Nigeria - AllAfrica.com http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNEncsjsdUti0DCRDK6gfZ974OaaKA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779471468571&ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&url=http://allafrica.com/stories/201704260053.html food security - Google News urn:uuid:ec42d26a-7cec-4ed1-dc65-131be6594155 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:32:51 -0400 <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNF7g-etE_7I5a1RR3O6tyq7KH2oTg&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779471468571&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://www.nta.ng/agriculture/20170425-food-security-lagos-government-imota-rice-milling/"><img src="//t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRuzRk4t4CyzflTaZaFjRd25R3iiQpPnb5CHBLtIxtu7Ppb93e95fTs5zjevmRx1Bk-48Yjxig" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">NTA News</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNEncsjsdUti0DCRDK6gfZ974OaaKA&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779471468571&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://allafrica.com/stories/201704260053.html"><b>Nigeria: <b>Food Security</b> - Lagos to Establish Biggest Rice Mill in Nigeria</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">AllAfrica.com</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau, disclosed this at a news conference he addressed at Alausa on Tuesday alongside his information &amp; strategy counterpart, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, and the Special Adviser on <b>Food Security</b>, Mr. Ganiyu&nbsp;...</font><br><font size="-1"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNF7g-etE_7I5a1RR3O6tyq7KH2oTg&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779471468571&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://www.nta.ng/agriculture/20170425-food-security-lagos-government-imota-rice-milling/">Food Security: Lagos State Government To Upscale Imota Rice ...</a><font size="-1" color="#6f6f6f"><nobr>NTA News</nobr></font></font><br><font size="-1"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNFzx9Z4MaAeUhG6kWsSNLwW9-M3oQ&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779471468571&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2017/04/26/lagos-to-establish-biggest-rice-mill-in-nigeria/">Lagos to Establish Biggest Rice Mill in Nigeria | THISDAYLIVE</a><font size="-1" color="#6f6f6f"><nobr>THISDAY Newspapers</nobr></font></font><br><font size="-1"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNHEjgmXbLawPoTHIHsrhBaRhKkIng&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779471468571&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://worldstagegroup.com/index.php?active%3Dnews%26newscid%3D35734%26catid%3D36">Lagos to raise capacity of Imota rice mill to 16 metric tonnes per hour</a><font size="-1" color="#6f6f6f"><nobr>WorldStage</nobr></font></font><br><font size="-1" class="p"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGcKPxlkKfEr2bovm2pX9-2rB6F3g&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779471468571&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://thenationonlineng.net/lagos-warns-against-sale-of-lake-rice-above-approved-price/"><nobr>The Nation Newspaper</nobr></a></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dkMVJLUI3zyNUfMssdj0nDbPr6f8M&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b>all 7 news articles&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Agriculture official urges innovation to address food security, waste - The Franklin Sun http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFF_2j66ponroW2qsiKk8WXPTKBkQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&url=http://www.hannapub.com/franklinsun/news/agriculture-official-urges-innovation-to-address-food-security-waste/article_049fa2b6-29c8-11e7-88db-db2be84f8e1a.html food security - Google News urn:uuid:a275c470-217d-6eb2-0c68-ab0a33806292 Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:13:52 -0400 <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNFF_2j66ponroW2qsiKk8WXPTKBkQ&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://www.hannapub.com/franklinsun/news/agriculture-official-urges-innovation-to-address-food-security-waste/article_049fa2b6-29c8-11e7-88db-db2be84f8e1a.html"><img src="//t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS5el2_uztApwP9btvZAq5NcSNBtd0Bf_VnxuiIT_1rdY8b-2SLcdUFdSDQk4Pc_EXi7h44YeYw" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">The Franklin Sun</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNFF_2j66ponroW2qsiKk8WXPTKBkQ&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://www.hannapub.com/franklinsun/news/agriculture-official-urges-innovation-to-address-food-security-waste/article_049fa2b6-29c8-11e7-88db-db2be84f8e1a.html"><b>Agriculture official urges innovation to address <b>food security</b>, waste</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">The Franklin Sun</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">Sonny Ramaswamy, director of the USDA National Institute of <b>Food</b> and Agriculture, said scientists in agriculture, nutrition and related fields must pursue solutions to problems such as hunger, obesity and constraints on the availability of nutritious <b>...</b></font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=d1-OLtpuvj_tIgM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> The thorny road to food security - Cyprus Mail - Cyprus Mail http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGaUYsUpjTa5CE2Zx06-VvLAvWT9g&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779471070578&ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&url=http://cyprus-mail.com/2017/04/25/thorny-road-food-security/ food security - Google News urn:uuid:4fd73aef-5ca4-c976-e5a7-aab6f67365aa Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:16:40 -0400 <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGaUYsUpjTa5CE2Zx06-VvLAvWT9g&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779471070578&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://cyprus-mail.com/2017/04/25/thorny-road-food-security/"><img src="//t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRaxgAHogstvZ40AoybRVqBmSvjIh3ebE8IJUJ6O5YLKusEkxoQUPWK_4sEw_RbhnhQNsyfBJri" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">Cyprus Mail</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNGaUYsUpjTa5CE2Zx06-VvLAvWT9g&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779471070578&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://cyprus-mail.com/2017/04/25/thorny-road-food-security/"><b>The thorny road to food security - Cyprus Mail</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Cyprus Mail</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">Smallholder farms – those that are mainly family-focused – will be key to keeping the continent well fed in the decades ahead. But a transformation agenda is&nbsp;...</font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dNw1pL0el9tTv0M&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b>and more&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Yemen: FAO Director-General calls for urgent action to avoid famine http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/882904/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:990caf8e-2edd-d44d-7076-a7d6d2450213 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:00:00 -0400 "As the conflict continues, food security and nutrition will also continue to deteriorate," Graziano da Silva stressed in his address to a United Nations High-Level Pledging conference for Yemen organized in Geneva and co-hosted by the Governments of Switzerland and Sweden. Small farmers are the future of global food security | ImpactAlpha - ImpactAlpha (registration) http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFt87xF7b92qA22oixtzryjUB8rSg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779469905542&ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&url=http://impactalpha.com/small-farmers-are-the-future-of-global-food-security/ food security - Google News urn:uuid:fa5b1f98-e632-9c73-516c-62bf7a1eb540 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:26:16 -0400 <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNFt87xF7b92qA22oixtzryjUB8rSg&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779469905542&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://impactalpha.com/small-farmers-are-the-future-of-global-food-security/"><img src="//t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRG9OBuwSxPeVWnL970uzIu4DL6QE5d0DsBOJ8CUfdTazQU88JoOtKLiyDsjAGXNYppXR-Gnfcs" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">ImpactAlpha (registration)</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNFt87xF7b92qA22oixtzryjUB8rSg&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779469905542&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://impactalpha.com/small-farmers-are-the-future-of-global-food-security/"><b>Small farmers are the future of global food security | ImpactAlpha</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">ImpactAlpha (registration)</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">Smallholder farmers have become the most important piece of the global agricultural system. Small farmers feed close to 80 percent of the total population in&nbsp;...</font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dGtjveeVNbLh81M&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b>and more&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA) Iraq 2016 - ReliefWeb http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNEGdZs_G2n54tswyH_4t1itAzbvsg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&url=http://reliefweb.int/report/iraq/comprehensive-food-security-and-vulnerability-analysis-cfsva-iraq-2016 food security - Google News urn:uuid:1e4de34f-46d7-a5e2-1eca-7b159bd41b6e Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:28:49 -0400 <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="7" style="vertical-align:top;"><tr><td width="80" align="center" valign="top"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNEGdZs_G2n54tswyH_4t1itAzbvsg&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://reliefweb.int/report/iraq/comprehensive-food-security-and-vulnerability-analysis-cfsva-iraq-2016"><img src="//t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRTV9-gtimKJojq-aH8L6yWI0CIcscmWNzc-akZB6TRAgbYGrYUPjBq4Hozz-MUQVa7MismC14i" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">ReliefWeb</font></a></font></td><td valign="top" class="j"><font style="font-size:85%;font-family:arial,sans-serif"><br><div style="padding-top:0.8em;"><img alt="" height="1" width="1"></div><div class="lh"><a href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&amp;fd=R&amp;ct2=us&amp;usg=AFQjCNEGdZs_G2n54tswyH_4t1itAzbvsg&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=6cUBWYCFKIbV3gGAwYSICg&amp;url=http://reliefweb.int/report/iraq/comprehensive-food-security-and-vulnerability-analysis-cfsva-iraq-2016"><b>Comprehensive <b>Food Security</b> and Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA) Iraq 2016</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">ReliefWeb</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">The 2016 Comprehensive <b>Food Security</b> and Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA) was conducted during a new period of socio-economic uncertainty in Iraq. Thus, in addition to providing updated baseline documentation of Iraqi <b>food security</b>, it serves other&nbsp;...</font><br><font size="-1" class="p"></font><br><font class="p" size="-1"><a class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=d7ukXetNIkSi7cM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> UN food agencies highlight successful collaboration in the field http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/854270/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:7e5256dd-14ba-9b9c-f3a9-04e2b5e3f9de Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0400 In an example of how the UN's three Rome-based food agencies are stronger working as one, staff from the Madagascar interagency country team have been recognized for their work to promote rural resilience and boost food security in the African island nation. Wastewater an opportunity being flushed away http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/853565/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:96fbab86-27f9-d510-00ae-03a759295be8 Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:00:00 -0400 FAO today marked World Water Day by highlighting the opportunity that treated wastewater represents for agriculture, and improved food security and nutrition. United States joins pioneering plant genetic resources treaty http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/522714/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:5bff5792-5697-0c32-dcd4-cc57cab77455 Sun, 12 Mar 2017 19:00:00 -0400 The United States is the newest member of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, a ground-breaking instrument that works to strengthen global food security by promoting the conservation, sharing, and sustainable use of agricultural plant genetic resources. Water scarcity needs “urgent and massive response” in North Africa and Near East http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/522304/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:57a0409d-b7b5-761c-084f-fb2d9f616580 Thu, 09 Mar 2017 04:00:00 -0500 Access to water is a fundamental need for food security, human health and agriculture, and its looming scarcity in the North Africa and Middle East region is a huge challenge requiring an “urgent and massive response,” FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva said in Cairo. Global harvests strong but hunger persists amid chronic conflict zones http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/472450/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:3d2923f7-7366-a3ad-69be-6b13dd97cd77 Thu, 02 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0500 Famine has been declared in South Sudan, and the food security situation is of grave concern in northern Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, even as global food supply conditions are robust, says the new Crop Prospects and Food Situation report. Some 37 countries are in need of external assistance for food. Nigeria hunger crisis deepens, spills over into Lake Chad Basin http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/472006/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:06c46bb0-8500-e4a6-a46b-d6533bf8e451 Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:00:00 -0500 As conflict continues, the food security situation in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin is drastically deteriorating, FAO warned today, as it called for swift and decisive action from the international community to protect the livelihoods of millions of families dependent on farming, livestock and fishing. World’s future food security “in jeopardy” due to multiple challenges, report warns http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/471169/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:a9d07b12-7b3c-16fa-8be6-224252051038 Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:00:00 -0500 Mankind's future ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the fallout from a changing climate, says a new FAO report. As Yemen food crisis deteriorates, UN agencies appeal for urgent assistance to avert a catastrophe http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/470024/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:4ce23ed6-1b02-f243-f27f-94fe3db7d9eb Thu, 09 Feb 2017 18:00:00 -0500 The preliminary results of the Emergency Food Security and Nutrition Assessment (EFSNA) show that food security and nutrition conditions are deteriorating rapidly due to the ongoing conflict. More than two-thirds of Yemen's population of 27.4 million people now lack access to food and consume an inadequate diet.