Food Security

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Chicken farm slavery complaint highlights labour challenges for Thailand

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Second GM crop ready for release

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Sri Lanka floods: Aid begins to reach thousands of people displaced by rain, landslides

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Sri Lanka’s national food and packaging expo opens in Colombo

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Fiji SOE gears up to meet growing global coconut market

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Women’s economic empowerment critical for safeguarding food security

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Fiji’s market vendors and farmers face an uncertain future

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Vietnam: Better Food Safety and Production Efficiency with Good Animal Husbandry Practices

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Thailand Makes Its Bid to be Southeast Asian Food Ingredients Hub

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Vietnam Food Sector Flourishes Despite Need for Capital Investment

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Food Safety Issues rise in Colombo

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Food safety authority yet to start functioning

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Poverty endangers the Hilsa in Bangladesh

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FOOD SAFETY PLACED ON FRONT BURNER IN AFGHANISTAN

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UN and partners report ‘extremely alarming’ food insecurity figures in Afghanistan

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In Afghanistan’s Farm Belt, Women Lead Unions and Find New Status

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Indian rice production expected to rise in 2016-17

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Bangladesh rice production expected to decrease in 2016-17

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India’s farmers holding wheat due to rising prices

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India looks to raise marine fisheries production

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Masterplan for sardines industry in the pipeline

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INDONESIA FOOD SAFETY CONTROL ON IMPORTATION AND EXPORTATION OF FRESH FOOD OF PLANT ORIGIN

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Iran gives Russia clearance to export poultry, beef

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National Outlook of Food Waste in Iran

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Pig Farmers in Laos Face Debt And Bankruptcy Due to Falling Pork Prices

An employee serves customers at Foodmart Fresh supermarket in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 4, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Food safety and food security

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Say ‘no’ to food waste

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Malaysia spent RM45 billion on food imports last year

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Food Security in Indonesia: A Continued Reliance on Foreign Markets

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“Myanmar is still the third-most malnourished country in Southeast Asia”

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Special Report: FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission to Myanmar

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First update to food safety law since 1967 in Nepal

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Reducing Poverty in the Himalayas: How Nepal Can Improve Food Security

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Pakistan Will Face Food Shortage in the Near Future: Experts

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Pakistan’s food exports to the UAE jump 27%

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Pakistan eyes $2 billion through rice exports

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Hunger affects 3.1 million families in PH: survey

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Imported ‘invasive’ species threaten Philippine fishery industry

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FAO, WHO to Jointly Assess Food Safety in Iran

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Nepal faces looming food crisis after natural disasters hit farmers

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Lao PDR: Community-managed Irrigation Reduces Poverty and Raises Food Security for Women Farmers – 2012

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Demand for ginger

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World Bank: VN needs agro reform

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Agro-processing to give rise to a new, more competitive agriculture sector

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Pakistan’s Food, Beverages and agro-sector exports to Emiratess witness a 27pc jump in two years:TDAP

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Shade Grown & Wet Processed: Laos’ Developing Specialty Industry

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Indian Food Industry

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti at the parliament on 9th dec. 2014. Express photo by Renuka Puri.

Subsidy will be provided to small food processing units: Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti

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Fiji ginger sprouts new roots

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Vietnam grain production impacted by weather, trade

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Growing Demand Sparks Cassava Boom in VN

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Fighting Thailand’s drought with biodiversity

A sugar cane worker poses while working in a field at Pakchong district in Ratchaburi province, Thailand March 22, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Drought hits Thai sugar, next year’s crop dying

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Vietnam grain production impacted by weather, trade

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Sugarcane Farming is Second Hottest Job in PH

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Philippine cassava production up 27% in Q4

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Pakistan’s Wheat Production in 2015-16 Estimated at 25.5 million tons

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Cotton production plummets 34pc

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Paperwork hassles stymie tea industry

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With men gone, women shake up farming in rural Nepal

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Myanmar aims to export 1.4m tonnes of beans and pulses this year

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Positive outlook for agriculture sector

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Private sector urged to delve into agriculture sector

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Rice imports from India jump to Rs 14.43 billion

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Palm Oil Reserves in Malaysia Drop as Exports Outpace Output

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Xam Tai, Laos: The Birth of Specialty Coffee Farming

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SPECIAL REPORT: Laos Continues To Expand Arabica Coffee Production

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Upholding the rights of small sugar cane farmers in Laos

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Friends Indeed: Iranian Company to Supply Fruit and Vegetables to Russia

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Iran’s pistachio farms are dying of thirst

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Iran hopes for agricultural boom post-sanctions

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Weather impacts Indonesia’s grain crop

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Indian rice production expected to rise in 2016-17

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Where Do Farmers in Afghanistan Store their Potatoes?