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/ Rise in AD plants threatens food security, says hill farmer - Farmers ... - FarmersWeekly http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFtkjJiYhpjRwyFj9_e2acUYsBxFg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779437165364&ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&url=https://www.fwi.co.uk/business/rise-ad-plants-threatens-food-security-says-hill-farmer.htm food security - Google News urn:uuid:3ee9127b-4c32-9134-80fe-510ab565a704 Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:09:29 -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=AFQjCNFtkjJiYhpjRwyFj9_e2acUYsBxFg&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779437165364&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=https://www.fwi.co.uk/business/rise-ad-plants-threatens-food-security-says-hill-farmer.htm"><img src="//t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQzZS6LCRBbPNwV7vmiZ7ALQ0rQN3rMHMEVpEAlT1q9IxMH0NGIjJ82BM8TVJlvNgGXOW3uEych" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">FarmersWeekly</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=AFQjCNFtkjJiYhpjRwyFj9_e2acUYsBxFg&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779437165364&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=https://www.fwi.co.uk/business/rise-ad-plants-threatens-food-security-says-hill-farmer.htm"><b>Rise in AD plants threatens food security, says hill farmer - Farmers ...</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">FarmersWeekly</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">A rise in the number of anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas plants could put food security at risk, a Moray hill farmer has warned. Tenant farmer Alistair.</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=dWAKXDanhKmtMBM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b>and more&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Learning about food security and development in Tanzania - High Plains Journal http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFtPS3D5_VzYI6txUrDgC7mETk9YQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&url=http://www.hpj.com/crop__general/learning-about-food-security-and-development-in-tanzania/article_d1875e74-a64c-5017-81be-06b4cc637bb7.html food security - Google News urn:uuid:2592f5b3-0198-32b7-1b77-031ebbca4b24 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:28:06 -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=AFQjCNFtPS3D5_VzYI6txUrDgC7mETk9YQ&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=http://www.hpj.com/crop__general/learning-about-food-security-and-development-in-tanzania/article_d1875e74-a64c-5017-81be-06b4cc637bb7.html"><b>Learning about <b>food security</b> and development in Tanzania</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">High Plains Journal</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">U.S. wheat farmers are proud of their commodity&#39;s role in U.S. foreign aid around the world, and the U.S. Wheat <b>Food</b> Aid Working Group works diligently to support U.S. international <b>food</b> assistance programs. <b>Food</b> aid has always been an important focus <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=diTHfIEVCEjEB4M&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Call to address food security challenge - The Express Tribune - The Express Tribune http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNHg5bZYtWsP5tp5EM-5NnAKYfz-Uw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779435501101&ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&url=https://tribune.com.pk/story/1364192/call-address-food-security-challenge/ food security - Google News urn:uuid:60a2843e-6d7f-c433-8971-61be1bf72c22 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:01:43 -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=AFQjCNHg5bZYtWsP5tp5EM-5NnAKYfz-Uw&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779435501101&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=https://tribune.com.pk/story/1364192/call-address-food-security-challenge/"><img src="//t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRleFUECt9UFM1zDOd-9tMIewEZ-zN8OArh9CckIuXf2arKCe76SjSj617wlP-sSnM6fV9YXx8b" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">The Express Tribune</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=AFQjCNHg5bZYtWsP5tp5EM-5NnAKYfz-Uw&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779435501101&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=https://tribune.com.pk/story/1364192/call-address-food-security-challenge/"><b>Call to address food security challenge - The Express Tribune</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">The Express Tribune</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">Speaking on the occasion, the Parc chairman said that such events would be helpful in the future.</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=drkmR2oKzf-zCTM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b>and more&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Myanmar receives international recognition for food security programme - Mizzima News http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGi_EBS_HHhbG1X6iD_cPajihW5Tg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&url=http://www.mizzima.com/development-news/myanmar-receives-international-recognition-food-security-programme food security - Google News urn:uuid:2a66e6f5-cd75-9370-a08d-e203e0912d5a Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:10:30 -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=AFQjCNGi_EBS_HHhbG1X6iD_cPajihW5Tg&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=http://www.mizzima.com/development-news/myanmar-receives-international-recognition-food-security-programme"><img src="//t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT9uefgp-CY64ZoMq0zjja-QKSdts7jhInexiloGnKZhlkvn2lNQJ4wkdBUaQOayV2OG4TRbY_N" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">Mizzima 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=AFQjCNGi_EBS_HHhbG1X6iD_cPajihW5Tg&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=http://www.mizzima.com/development-news/myanmar-receives-international-recognition-food-security-programme"><b>Myanmar receives international recognition for <b>food security</b> programme</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Mizzima News</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">Myanmar received international recognition this week for its work implementing the CABI-led <b>food security</b> programme, Plantwise. The 2017 Bond Award for Innovation was awarded to the Plantwise plant health initiative, which helps farmers lose less of <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=dtHiyb1HEQIEX0M&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Food Security Podcast: Lisa Palmer, Hot Hungry Planet - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNERPQxr1DNmvuSyumkQ41eykzjWfw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&url=http://pulitzercenter.org/reporting/food-security-podcast-lisa-palmer-hot-hungry-planet food security - Google News urn:uuid:bd6394a3-43c7-e61d-d658-38f2bd858bc9 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:32:36 -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=AFQjCNERPQxr1DNmvuSyumkQ41eykzjWfw&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=http://pulitzercenter.org/reporting/food-security-podcast-lisa-palmer-hot-hungry-planet"><img src="//t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS_y48yr-WGSsIm7FiNx95QwmgDmVpiYAHTNVdNISEonB78oFDdU77zFK8sI_ZJPPO01JD2uuqe" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting</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=AFQjCNERPQxr1DNmvuSyumkQ41eykzjWfw&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=http://pulitzercenter.org/reporting/food-security-podcast-lisa-palmer-hot-hungry-planet"><b><b>Food Security</b> Podcast: Lisa Palmer, Hot Hungry Planet</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">In the lead up to the 2017 Global <b>Food Security</b> Symposium, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs collaborated to produce <b>Food Security</b>, a podcast examining nutrition, hunger, and <b>food security</b> around the world.</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=dzJaX7F5Vu3e-2M&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Rural women farmers to benefit from Food Security | Ghana News ... - Ghana News Agency http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFSUhpQVzxkZP3VQVjvlNEqdRQj5w&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779433337506&ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&url=http://www.ghananewsagency.org/social/rural-women-farmers-to-benefit-from-food-security-114643 food security - Google News urn:uuid:813972b3-380b-bd4a-ec0b-4929ee092e0e Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:44:03 -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=AFQjCNFSUhpQVzxkZP3VQVjvlNEqdRQj5w&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779433337506&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=http://www.ghananewsagency.org/social/rural-women-farmers-to-benefit-from-food-security-114643"><img src="//t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ5n97KvGA_hHpT4OTg-6Wbz7u_bFufRAdpN6ok-5kJQLlp849DLtjfPGX4-vqUPmRRJ4fuxA8" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">Ghana News Agency</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=AFQjCNFSUhpQVzxkZP3VQVjvlNEqdRQj5w&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779433337506&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=http://www.ghananewsagency.org/social/rural-women-farmers-to-benefit-from-food-security-114643"><b>Rural women farmers to benefit from Food Security | Ghana News ...</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Ghana News Agency</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">Bongo-Soe (UE), March 22, GNA - Rural women farmers in some selected Communities in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region are to benefit from a new&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=dtuZhK1HdaB7ujM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b>and more&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Multi-Stakeholder Consultation workshop on Strengthening National Food Security Information Systems in Iraq [EN/AR] - ReliefWeb http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNH4NYbvD7u4UZH5TRLi9eP-OO4aaQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&url=http://reliefweb.int/report/iraq/multi-stakeholder-consultation-workshop-strengthening-national-food-security-information food security - Google News urn:uuid:d8b46781-c0a6-a175-b06a-fb92fbbfe6fa Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:54:46 -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=AFQjCNH4NYbvD7u4UZH5TRLi9eP-OO4aaQ&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=http://reliefweb.int/report/iraq/multi-stakeholder-consultation-workshop-strengthening-national-food-security-information"><b>Multi-Stakeholder Consultation workshop on Strengthening National <b>Food Security</b> Information Systems in Iraq [EN/AR]</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">ReliefWeb</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">Baghdad 21 March 2017: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Representation in Iraq (FAO) hosted in Baghdad on 14-15 March a multi-stakeholder consultation workshop on Strengthening National <b>Food Security</b> Information Systems&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=djcJPTjY_wB00LM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Overeating and 'throwaway mentality' reduce global food security and damage the environment - Phys.Org http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFXmenQDc-CCcBgbVe_INrLB_sm_w&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&url=https://phys.org/news/2017-03-overeating-throwaway-mentality-global-food.html food security - Google News urn:uuid:0a668bb0-7c61-43c5-bcfd-e2e0907ef1a0 Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:10:23 -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=AFQjCNFXmenQDc-CCcBgbVe_INrLB_sm_w&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=https://phys.org/news/2017-03-overeating-throwaway-mentality-global-food.html"><img src="//t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQAqBAPhxjmprn2Jl9QxVr9X6f1nd4zniJxgdOQxHv-Akpxkwa61hZv8DCTRZWGixtlkB4c93br" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">Phys.Org</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=AFQjCNFXmenQDc-CCcBgbVe_INrLB_sm_w&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=https://phys.org/news/2017-03-overeating-throwaway-mentality-global-food.html"><b>Overeating and &#39;throwaway mentality&#39; reduce global <b>food security</b> and damage the environment</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">Phys.Org</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">&quot;This study highlights that <b>food security</b> has production and consumption dimensions that need to be considered when designing sustainable food systems. It also highlights that the definition of waste can mean different things to different people,&quot; say&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=dKt25j3FKQD-ipM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> Quest for food security - The Star Online http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNH5fU6wcKCSucJF9btQEDIosvHhJg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&url=http://www.thestar.com.my/opinion/columnists/along-the-watchtower/2017/03/22/quest-for-food-security-malaysia-is-not-likely-to-face-food-shortages-but-food-security-especially-f/ food security - Google News urn:uuid:f77657b1-53cd-8ebf-1efb-72aa7fb84980 Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:14:09 -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=AFQjCNH5fU6wcKCSucJF9btQEDIosvHhJg&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=http://www.thestar.com.my/opinion/columnists/along-the-watchtower/2017/03/22/quest-for-food-security-malaysia-is-not-likely-to-face-food-shortages-but-food-security-especially-f/"><b>Quest for <b>food security</b></b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">The Star Online</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">Malaysia is not likely to face food shortages but <b>food security</b>, especially for our staple of rice, should not be taken for granted. THE world&#39;s population has grown to almost 7.5 billion but close to 800 million people – or one in nine – still go to <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=dxmw99N8lxeDh3M&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b></b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> 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. Food security is national security - The Hill (blog) http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFZdSsQkMpJkDDHJ8KrH8JIIHu0ig&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779428533020&ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&url=http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/energy-environment/325014-food-security-is-national-security food security - Google News urn:uuid:409b9e16-2d6e-1ac4-95db-e9e391f67a05 Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:19:53 -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=AFQjCNFZdSsQkMpJkDDHJ8KrH8JIIHu0ig&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779428533020&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/energy-environment/325014-food-security-is-national-security"><img src="//t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSMFiTW0-7zKuGobDY1ZHXKVhHtpJQcRAz2Shv2-0FT6XMlOxCR15kBRoqsGp7lfAXOm3QNr2oS" alt="" border="1" width="80" height="80"><br><font size="-2">The Hill (blog)</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=AFQjCNFZdSsQkMpJkDDHJ8KrH8JIIHu0ig&amp;clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&amp;cid=52779428533020&amp;ei=1_jWWPiEG8G03gHwhYSgDA&amp;url=http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/energy-environment/325014-food-security-is-national-security"><b><b>Food security</b> is national security</b></a><br><font size="-1"><b><font color="#6f6f6f">The Hill (blog)</font></b></font><br><font size="-1">In 2015, United Nation governments set an ambitious goal to end hunger, achieve <b>food security</b>, improve nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture by 2030. The effort is called Sustainable Development Goal Number 2, or SDG2. It&#39;s a worthy goal, and&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=dMChGLIw-lwNtuM&amp;authuser=0&amp;ned=us"><nobr><b>and more&nbsp;&raquo;</b></nobr></a></font></div></font></td></tr></table> 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. Concerted action needed to stop diseases and pests from ravaging the food chain http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/469269/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:b072175a-a113-a042-9229-376694e183d4 Tue, 31 Jan 2017 18:00:00 -0500 To address the rising number of transboundary animal and plant pests and diseases, FAO has published “Averting risks to the food chain”, a set of proven emergency prevention methods and tools. They show how prevention, early warning, preparedness, good food chain crisis management and good practices can improve food security and safety, save lives and livelihoods. Latin America and the Caribbean could be first developing region to eradicate hunger http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/468062/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:893fdeab-9911-5e68-e7a2-351191716a09 Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:00:00 -0500 Latin America and the Caribbean could be the first developing region to completely eradicate hunger if its governments further strengthen their implementation of a food security plan developed by the CELAC bloc, FAO’s Director-General José Graziano da Silva said. Overweight affects almost half the population of all countries in Latin America and the Caribbean except for Haiti http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/463472/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:adcfaf05-9af9-a638-9968-235b5699bbf2 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:00:00 -0500 The Panorama of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean report, noted that close to 360 million people - around 58 percent of the inhabitants of the region - are overweight with the highest rates observed in the Bahamas (69 percent), Mexico (64percent) and Chile (63 percent). New drought risks in Ethiopia put recovery at risk http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/463081/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:94fcf0f3-f9a7-1671-fdb4-6de52f65ec23 Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:00:00 -0500 New drought across swathes of southern Ethiopia will jeopardize the nation’s restoration of food security unless urgent efforts are made to shore up vulnerable households, FAO warned today. Food security in 120 woredas has worsened since July. With continued drought, Horn of Africa braces for another hunger season http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/460996/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:d4fb355e-8edf-e44c-cd98-27f14a557742 Tue, 20 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0500 Countries in the Horn of Africa are likely to see a rise in hunger and further decline of local livelihoods in the coming months, as farming families struggle with the knock-on effects of multiple droughts that hit the region this year, FAO warned today. Growing numbers of refugees in East Africa, meanwhile, are expected to place even more burden on already strained food and nutrition security. Rural development is Colombia’s peace dividend, President Santos says http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/461047/icode/ FAO Newsroom RSS urn:uuid:0773a675-b82a-f2a2-f3a0-820e4f14b53e Wed, 14 Dec 2016 18:00:00 -0500 Peace in our country will help global food security and agricultural development, Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos said. He outlined his country's post-conflict development plan, which counts on FAO's support, and agreed to join the FAO-Nobel Peace Laureates alliance against hunger.