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Food Security

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Coverage of food security since December 14, 2021.

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Truckers call Ottawa's apparent vaccination flip-flop

"...One expert says it could compromise Canada's food security, while Jean-Marc Picard, the executive director of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association, calls it “another curveball to the industry. ”..."

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From the Field: Working with nature to transform lives

"...8 January 2022Economic DevelopmentSo-called “nature-based solutions” are an important element in tackling the climate crisis, but they also play a major role in addressing other challenges, from food security, to health, and sustainable development..."

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Kipling mayor has specific goals for 2022

"...If the past two years have taught us anything, it is that we cannot know what our future might hold. Nonetheless, no matter what circumstances one might face, it is always best to have a plan. Mayor Pat Jackson says that the three-year strategic plan that the Town of Kipling has outlined includes some specific goals for 2022..."

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Indigenous Services Canada to provide aid for Ontario First Nation facing 'severe' COVID-19 outbreak

"...She added that the funding will go towards “food security, PPE, funding for local community COVID workers, and supplies like wood cutting and collection, as requested by the community. ”..."

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November 24, 2021 - Prince Rupert Food Security - Reporter: Joshua Azizi

"...November 24, 2021 - Prince Rupert Food Security - Reporter: Joshua Azizi ..."

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ROK Central reflects on challenging, yet successful, 2021

"...She says ROK Central has been focused on tying reconciliation with recreation together. At their Sobeys Summer Camp, they created activities, crafts and games based on the Seven Grandfather Teachings, which was well-received by the kids. They continued with their regular programming as well, which includes their hamper program, food security, and more..."

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Barlow Sees Great Opportunities For Value-Added Agri-Business and Processing

"...The Conservative Shadow Critic for Agriculture, Agri-food and Food Security says 2021 has been a challenging year from the fires and floods in BC to the drought across the Prairies..."

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Month of Giving 2021: Generous Calgarians open hearts, wallets to address key issues

"...The final tally for Global Calgary’s Month of Giving campaign is in — an incredible $179,108. For the second year in a row, Global Calgary virtually partnered with four charities to raise money for food security and mental health: the Calgary Food Bank, Parachutes for Pets, Kerby Centre and the YMCA’s Y Mind program. Each week, the Global Calgary news team has been sharing stories about the great work being done in our community and the diverse needs being met by these groups..."

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Local farmers share a common wish for Christmas, recognition for becoming carbon net-zero Globalnews.ca

"...According to the Western Canada Wheat Growers Association, grain farmers pay tens of thousands of dollars in carbon tax. Yet, the federal carbon tax credit results in less than 25 per cent of the costs returned. With the yearly rise in carbon tax costs, they say, food security is at risk..."

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Federal Government Adds $30 Million to Emergency Food Security Fund

"...Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced a $30-million top-up for the Emergency Food Security Fund, bringing total funding under the Fund to $330 million..."

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North Okanagan meat drive steered toward OKIB, producers

"...Ten homes were lost. So was the popular and important Little Kingdom Grocery Store, the only such store on Westside Road. Today, more homes remain under evacuation alert due to threat of floods and landslides..."

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Flood damage disrupts supply for Greater Victoria food banks

"...The Goldstream Food Bank warehouse is seen in this November photo. Food banks across Greater Victoria are feeling the impacts of supply chain issues exasperated by last month’s flooding, but some have managed to avoid the worst thanks to a mixture of luck and early planning. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)..."

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Jobs in food security

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Community Food Security Coordinator - City of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)

"...Working with the community and GWFC to identify food security needs and issues, providing support and facilitation to increase skills and capacities of residents and organizations to plan and implement community food security and food sovereignty projects and initiatives..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention food security.

RealAg Radio, Nov 10: Shadow ministering, inoculants, methane emissions, and news

Duration: 55:36

"...Welcome to this mid-week edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Lallemand Plant Care..."

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CSL Documentary: Outdoor Gardens - What They Bring to Edmontonians

Duration: 29:03

"...This week we’re bringing you a documentary where CSL students Brook Kelela and Ashley Krehut explore the significance of outdoor gardens in our communities..."

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RealAg LIVE! with Alanna Koch on leading in agriculture

Duration: 32:37

"...When your family is heavily involved with agriculture and politics, you’re sure to have some involvement in either of those areas, or for our guest today, a combination of the two..."

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Exemptions, ethanol, food security, and farm labour: Rood's top questions for the ag minister

Duration: 13:44

"...It won’t be long before the Government of Canada returns to the house, even if it is virtually..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about food security.

Bangladesh's water crisis - A country under water | DW Documentary

"...We see how flooding threatens the country's food security, how soil erosion thrusts thousands into homelessness, and how climate refugees are forced to flee their homes in a desperate act of survival..."

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Linking Soil Biology to Soil Health: Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Webinar Series, Episode 2

"...When these soil organism functional groups are in balance and working together, they contribute to ecosystem resiliency that allows the ecosystem to bounce back after a disturbance like a flood or drought as well as resist the negative impacts of these disturbances..."

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Tree of 40 Fruits, Biodiversity, and Food Security Futures with Sam Van Aken

"...What began as an art project to showcase beautiful, multi-hued blossoms has become a living archive of rare heirloom specimens and their histories, a hands-on (and delicious!) way to teach people about cultivation and a vivid symbol of the need for biodiversity to ensure food security..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about food security relevant to the latest news.

Provisioning ecosystem services related with oak (Quercus) systems: a review of challenges and opportunities

"...Then, the provisioning ecosystem services related with oak systems are reviewed, including: (1) oak?s agroforestry and silvopasture systems for the production of food, pasture, and additional products; (2) browsing of oak leaves and acorns by livestock; (3) harvesting of oak wood for timber; (4) cork oak stripping, and the uses of cork; (5) acorn-based foods and beverages; and (6) others uses, such as the production of medicines and extraction of tannins for the leather industry..."

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Usage of wild-Growing Plants as Foodstuff

"...These plants make it possible to ensure food security in areas or periods of food shortages..."

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Climate Resilience in Agriculture

"...These sustainable agriculture practices include improvement of land preparation such as no-tilling and composting, introduction of disease-resistant and climate hardy seed varieties, crop diversification, integration of crops and livestock, soil health improvement through cover crops, management of intensive grazing, reduction in the use of off-farm inputs, development of whole-farm planning, and improvement of agriculture enterprises and marketing..."

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Bovine respiratory microbiota of feedlot cattle and its association with disease

"...Bovine respiratory disease (BRD), as one of the most common and costly diseases in the beef cattle industry, has significant adverse impacts on global food security and the economic stability of the industry..."

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Dealing with cross-sectoral policy problems: An advocacy coalition approach to climate and water policy integration in Northeas

"...The governance of several cross-cutting challenges, such as food security, climate change, and sustainable development, calls for integrative policy approaches..."

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Socioeconomic benefits of conserving Iran?s water resources through modifying agricultural practices and water management strat

"...The combination of yield gap closure, drip irrigation, soil mulching, and deficit irrigation has the largest effect on blue water saving; it releases or changes the status of monthly blue water scarcity in 11 provinces; increases field-employees by 132%, food security by 9%, international food-export by 87%, and gross domestic production by 54%..."

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Human Settlements: Urban Challenges and Future Development

"...Maladaptation to climate change is considered in the context to urban environmental pollution, human health and well-being, and quality of life..."

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Climate-Positive, Sustainable Agriculture Is Possible! Cornerstones for Public-Interest-Agrarian Policies

"...This article suggests that digitalization will be a prime mover towards a sustainable, climate-positive food security and biodiversity conservation that uses the potential of agriculture and forestry as well as horticulture and fisheries to effectively remove CO2 from the atmosphere..."

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Modern Smallholders: Creating Diversified Livelihoods and Landscapes in Indonesia

"...Recent research in Indonesia used a household survey of a stratified sample of smallholders (n?=?240) in eight villages (five districts) to obtain data of smallholders? income and the relative importance of agroforestry..."

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Ensuring Food Security as a Legal and Technological Problem

"...Food security is one of the guarantees of sustainable agricultural development and is located at the intersection of three types of national security: economic, social, and environmental..."

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Satellite-Based Soil Erosion Mapping

"...Soil erosion has long been recognised as a significant process of soil destruction, affecting millions of hectares of land worldwide, resulting in loss of fertility and biodiversity, decreased stability of marine and terrestrial ecosystems and enhanced exposure to climate change..."

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World Nations Priorities on Climate Change and Food Security

"...Food supply per capita has increased by more than 30% since 1961, this is accompanied by more use of nitrogen fertilizers (showing an increase of about 800%) and water resources for irrigation (with an increase of more than 100%)..."

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