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India: beef-sessed

22/02/2016

First post on https://aishwaryabhuta.wordpress.com/2016/02/21/beef-sessed/ I belong to a country where the government also decides and denies food rights of its citizens. It could raid your refrigerator to find beef,...

by francesco zambelli tagged as diet India right to food
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VietNam: Ministry to ensure food safety, strict punishments during Tet

26/01/2016

The Ministry of Agiculture and Rural Development (MARD) of VietNam plans to intensify unannounced food safety inspections. MARD Chief Inspector Nguyen Van Viet spoke to Tin Tuc (News) about...

by francesco zambelli tagged as food safety
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Syria: UN expert warns against deliberate starvation of civilians – 400,000 people at risk in 15 besieged locations

21/01/2016

United Nations human rights expert Hilal Elver today warned that some 400,000 people living in 15 besieged locations throughout Syria are  trapped in desperate circumstances and in urgent need...

by francesco zambelli tagged as hunger right to food
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Hilal Elver on Climate change and the right to food

07/01/2016

  Article originally published by Al Jazeera. Hilal Elver on Climate change and the right to food

by francesco zambelli tagged as climate change @en right to food @en
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Srinagar: Protest against food Act enters third day

28/12/2015

The protest demonstrations against the implementation of the National Food Security Act in the Valley continued in Srinagar for the third consecutive day today. A partial shutdown was observed...

by francesco zambelli tagged as food and health hunger India ...
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Russia Wants to Be the GMO-Free Food Capital of the World

14/12/2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin said yesterday that Russia could in fact become the world’s largest supplier of ecologically clean and high-quality organic food. And since Russia has banned genetically...

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Despite court’s stay order, OU students conduct mini beef fest

14/12/2015

Despite a stay order from a Hyderabad court on the proposed beef and pork festivals slated for December 10, students at Osmania University on Tuesday held a 'trailer' and...

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Changing fate of farmers

14/12/2015

(...) Only through expansion into markets with high disposable incomes can Malaysian farmers hope to reap bigger profits. Read more

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Govt to set up commission for implementing Food Security Act

14/12/2015

The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to set up a State Food Commission to oversee execution of the National Food Security Act (NFSA), which the state will implement...

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Govt considering sending an all-party delegation to Nepal: Sushma Swaraj

04/12/2015

Swaraj’s comments came as Indian Right to Food Campaign urged her government to help end a land blockade of Nepal by sections opposed to the constitution. Read more

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