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FAO report axes Kashmir, Arunachal from India

Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh have been shown as separate countries along with India in a report by the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation. The Indian states figure in the......

Insects can be alternative nutrition source: FAO

Edible insects such as caterpillars and grubs should be considered an alternative source of nutrition in the effort to overcome food insecurity in central African countries, a new study by the......

Kanimozhi's arrest: A temporary setback for DMK

While the arrest of Kanimozhi in the 2G scam is a good development, there is still a long way to go for the CBI in the case. Sheela Bhatt on the repercussions of the arrest. "So do you think the......

US warns citizens about terror strikes in India, Pak

The United States on Tuesday issued a global travel alert, including on visiting India and Pakistan, for its citizens in view of the increasing threat from terrorist organisations like Al Qaeda and......

How ties with India troubled US diplomats in Pak

As Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Robert Mueller headed towards Islamabad after his successful New Delhi visit, a top US diplomat cautioned him about the tough time they were experiencing......

Global food prices up by 1% in Mar: FAO

Global food prices rose by 1 per cent in March as compared to the previous month, driven mainly by an 11 per cent increase in dairy products, according the UN body Food and Agriculture Organisation......

India's rice output to rise to 100 million tons: FAO

UN body Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has revised upwards India's rice production to 100 million tonnes (MT) in the 2012-13 crop year on the back of revival of rains in August and......

World food prices arrest six-month fall, rise in Jan: FAO

Global food prices rebounded in January this year demonstrating the volatility in the international food markets, after falling for six months since July, 2011, United Nation's body FAO said on......

World rice output at 476 mn tonnes in 2011: FAO

Global rice production is expected to touch 476 million tonnes in 2011, on the back of improved weather conditions, as the influence of La Nina is expected to neutralise by June, United Nation's......

Bad news! World food prices to remain high

FAO forecast of generally tight situation for most crops and commodities over next 18 months. Consumers are unlikely to get relief from high food prices till December 2012, despite a modest......

A Tamil movie where Obama is the 'hero'!

Janaki Viswanathan shot to fame with her National Award winning film Kutty in 2001. She followed it up with Kanavu Meipada Vendum. Her upcoming Tamil film has gathered a lot of attention mainly......

New Zealand upset Sri Lanka

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 38 runs in their Champions Trophy Group B match at the Wanderers stadium Sunday. Batting first, the Kiwis posted an impressive 315 for seven and then restricted Sri......
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Prince Deva
Q. Which European city houses the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), a specialised agency that leads international efforts to defeat hunger ? (A) Rome (Italy) (B) Vienna (Austria) (C) Paris (France) (D) Brussels (Belgium)
Prince Deva:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-european-city-houses-the-headquarters-of-the-food-and-/22626734/answers/

Prince Deva
Q. Whose country depend on fishery?
Prince Deva:  A. Over 852 million people on this planet don't have enough to eat. That certainly doesn't promote sustainable development. Millions of medium- and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whose-country-depend-on-fishery/22626734/answers/21080291

Angshuk Debnath
Q. We have so many great days,Can't we have a day assigned as HUNGER FREE DAY when at least for that day all the peoples of the world will have both the meals?
Angshuk Debnath:  A. The theme of this years World Food day is united against hunger.World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/we-have-so-many-great-dayscant-we-have-a-day-assigned-as-hun/21080265/answers/17624110

Santiranjan Pal
Q. Per capita food consumption of world population is as follow:-1964-66 ---------->2358 kcal/capita/day1974-76 ------------> 2435 kcal/capita/day1984-86 -------------> 2655 kcal/capita/day1997-99 -------------> 2803 kcal/capita/day2015 ---------> 2940 kcal/capita/day (Estimated)2030 ----------> 3050 kcal/capita/day (Estimated)What does this imply?(All data are adapted from FAO Yearly Journal.)
Santiranjan Pal:  A. A recent comprehensive assessment of the impact of climate change on agriculture, made by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI),...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/per-capita-food-consumption-of-world-population-is-as-follow/17624041/answers/16757663

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Olive Ridley saviour Chandrasekhar Kar dies

Summary Kar was 58, and retired senior research officer from the state forest and wildlife department in February. The man instrumental in... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/olive-ridley-saviour-chandrasekhar-kar-dies/
Climate change's potential impact must figure in food production efforts / FAO at agriculture forum lauds Morocco for achieving MDG 1, signs South-South Cooperation accord

African Press Organization 2014-04-23 ROME, Italy, April 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Countries need to shift to more sustainable... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryAPO.php?storyid=6708
UN urges coordinated action on food security

New York, Apr 23 : Overfishing, habitat destruction and pollution are atop the agenda of a United Nations-backed summit on the role of oceans in... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-42578.html
Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth opens in The Hague

Ministers and senior representatives from governments, the fishing industry, coastal communities, science and civil society are coming together at... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3591608
Consumers, beware of artificially ripened mangoes

Considered the "king of fruits", mangoes are occupying prime places on shelves in markets across the State. But, amid concerns over the use of... ...

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