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Pawar calls for tech push in agriculture sector 5.3.2008 Mint: Latest
Minister says member countries should try to strengthen the free trade agreement along with bilateral trade
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AT A GLANCE 5.3.2008 Deccan Herald
AT A GLANCE
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Why does farm production stagnate? 5.3.2008 Central Chronicle
Why does farm production stagnate?
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Drew gives $1 million for fighting hunger 5.3.2008 Telegraph: Front Page
Chicago, March 4 (AP): Actress Drew Barrymore said yesterday that she is donating $1 million to help fight hunger worldwide, and she met later with commodities traders in Chicago to highlight the hardships caused by soaring food prices.
Drew Barrymore donates USD 1 million to UN food programme 4.3.2008 PTI: Top News

New York, Mar 4 (PTI) Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore has announced a donation of USD 1 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to help the agency feed thousands of Kenyan school children. The donations, announced on the...

India to host SAARC meet on agri  4.3.2008 Central Chronicle
India to host SAARC meet on agri 
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Saarc agri meet to discuss price rise in commodities 3.3.2008 Financial Express: Front Page
More than 300 agricultural scientists and ministers from Saarc countries would be meeting here to prepare a road map for developing buyers market in the region. This meeting takes place in the backdrop of spiraling food prices in the South Asian region.
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India to host 1st SAARC agri meet from March 5 3.3.2008 Rediff: Business
A three-day meet on 'Science-based agricultural transformation towards alleviation of hunger and poverty in the SAARC countries' will discuss the regional agrarian situation, encompassing food insecurity and poverty and suggest necessary policy and programme shifts to meet the Millennium Development Goals.
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India to host first SAARC meet on agriculture 3.3.2008 TOI: India
The South Asian conference, starting from March 5, aims to focus on alleviating hunger and poverty in South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries.
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Lankan Navy rescues 71 immigrants 3.3.2008 IndiaInfo.com
A timely alert by some fishermen in an LTTE stronghold enabled the Sri Lankan Navy to rescue 71 illegal immigrants from a damaged vessel today.
Relief to Bundelkhand farmers comes late 1.3.2008 ndtv.national
The Rs 60,000 crore amnesty from burdening loans comes as a relief to 4 crore farmers.

But in the so-called suicide zones of the country, where
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Orissa, Bihar need to catch up fast 29.2.2008 Business Standard
Orissa, Bihar need to catch up fast
Pashmina goats face death in icy Himalayas 28.2.2008 CNN-IBN: India
AT STAKE: The goats are facing starvation due to the heavy snow in Ladakh. Pashmina goats survive on grass but fodder becomes scarce in the harsh winter.
The practical moralist 27.2.2008 Frontline
Fidel Castro withdraws from some of his official duties in Cuba at the very zenith of his moral authority in Latin America.
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Driven by hunger 27.2.2008 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Congress blames Mayawati government for farmer's death 26.2.2008 India eNews: Politics
The opposition Congress party has blamed the Mayawati government for the death of a farmer in the poverty-ridden Bundelkhand region of southern Uttar Pradesh, insisting that it was a starvation death despite the administration's denial.
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Rising prices could force UN to cut food aid: WFP 25.2.2008 Financial Express
Rising prices could force UN to cut food aid: WFP
Rising prices could force UN to cut food aid: WFP 25.2.2008 New Indian Express
Rising prices could force UN to cut food aid: WFP
Rising prices could force UN to cut food aid: WFP 25.2.2008 Express India-- Front Page
World Food Programme said it would have to look at 'cutting the food rations' if donors did not contribute more money.
Rising prices could force UN to cut food aid: WFP chief 25.2.2008 Express India-- Front Page
World Food Programme said it would have to look at 'cutting the food rations' if donors did not contribute more money.
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