Amazines Free Article Archive
www.amazines.com - Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at Amazines.com
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Google
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
CATEGORIES
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133420)
 Advice (161145)
 Affiliate Programs (34755)
 Art and Culture (73741)
 Automotive (145653)
 Blogs (75203)
 Boating (9843)
 Books (17221)
 Buddhism (4128)
 Business (1328962)
 Business News (426366)
 Business Opportunities (366334)
 Camping (10967)
 Career (72752)
 Christianity (15848)
 Collecting (11638)
 Communication (115068)
 Computers (241945)
 Construction (38923)
 Consumer (49684)
 Cooking (17066)
 Copywriting (6639)
 Crafts (18205)
 Cuisine (7543)
 Current Affairs (20418)
 Dating (45882)
 EBooks (19695)
 E-Commerce (48223)
 Education (185290)
 Electronics (83503)
 Email (6407)
 Entertainment (159838)
 Environment (28929)
 Ezine (3039)
 Ezine Publishing (5450)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110923)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196425)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11845)
 Feng Shui (131)
 Finance & Investment (310447)
 Fitness (106330)
 Food & Beverages (62911)
 Free Web Resources (7939)
 Gambling (30221)
 Gardening (25144)
 Government (10530)
 Health (629693)
 Hinduism (2206)
 Hobbies (44054)
 Home Business (91576)
 Home Improvement (251121)
 Home Repair (46168)
 Humor (4834)
 Import - Export (5453)
 Insurance (45105)
 Interior Design (29581)
 International Property (3485)
 Internet (191001)
 Internet Marketing (146457)
 Investment (22837)
 Islam (1167)
 Judaism (1356)
 Law (80475)
 Link Popularity (4595)
 Manufacturing (20854)
 Marketing (98971)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18219)
 Music (27011)
 New to the Internet (9495)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129629)
 Organizing (7803)
 Party Ideas (11852)
 Pets (38068)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12682)
 Public Speaking (5635)
 Publishing (7527)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126635)
 Recreation & Leisure (95388)
 Relationships (87667)
 Research (16165)
 Sales (80334)
 Science & Technology (110255)
 Search Engines (23486)
 Self Improvement (153217)
 Seniors (6236)
 Sexuality (35948)
 Small Business (49293)
 Software (83012)
 Spiritual (23475)
 Sports (116093)
 Tax (7659)
 Telecommuting (34066)
 Travel & Tourism (307840)
 UK Property Investment (3121)
 Video Games (13428)
 Web Traffic (11740)
 Website Design (56837)
 Website Promotion (36587)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35788)
Author Spotlight
ELLISEN WANG

I'm Ellisen, nice to meet you! Obviously you're here because you want to know who I am. Wel...more
NATALIE BAKER

I am pleased to write about incredible women who can make the world healthy and prosperous. My exper...more
SWATI SHARMA

To provide Visa services from India Working At Aptech Visa global immigration Pvt Ltd. Company is g...more
PUSHPA SRIVASTAVA

Pushpa Srivastava is an SEO strategist that helps online business owners figure out how to grow thei...more
SHOVON JOARDER

Shovon Joarder has been working as Freelance Marketing Project Manager for over four years. He also ...more


Un official sparks debate over canadian food security - 3 Channel RC Helicopters Manufacturer by e55he swrzsnb





Article Author Biography
Un official sparks debate over canadian food security - 3 Channel RC Helicopters Manufacturer by
Article Posted: 07/18/2012
Article Views: 62
Articles Written: 2033
Word Count: 755
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Un official sparks debate over canadian food security - 3 Channel RC Helicopters Manufacturer


 
Business,Business News,Business Opportunities
UN special rapporteur for food Olivier De Schutter said he was inCanada to launch a conversation over a national food strategy, andhe certainly started a debate. Discussion centred on whether Canadians have trouble affording tofeed themselves, with the government arguing De Schutter waswasting his time and advocates for the poor urging politicians toarrange for wide-ranging meetings to create a national foodstrategy. De Schutter warned Wednesday that inequality is getting worse, withmany Canadians having problems getting the healthy food theyrequire. The 11-day visit to Canada involved looking at whether poor peoplein Canada have adequate diets and at social policies to supportpeople with low incomes, he said. De Schutter said his role is tohelp countries identify blind spots in public policies that wouldbe easier to ignore and that he didn't see why he should mincehis words.

"We have a large number of Canadians who are unacceptably too poorto feed themselves decently," he said. "We have in this country more than 800,000 households who areconsidered food insecure.... This situation is of great concern tome." Canada has a standard of living that is envied throughout theworld, he said. But inequality is increasing and the top 10 percent of the country is 10 times more affluent than the bottom 10per cent. Taxes and benefits reduce inequality much less than inmost OECD countries.

Canada fails to adapt its social assistance benefits and minimumwage to the rising costs of basic necessities, including food andhousing, he added. Food banks are not a solution but a symptom offailing social safety nets. 'Discredit to the United Nations' The Conservative government struck early, with Immigration MinisterJason Kenney suggesting De Schutter is wasting his organization'smoney by visiting a developed country. "Canada sends billion of dollars of food aid to developingcountries around the world where people are starving," Kenney said. "It would be our hope that the contributions we make to the UnitedNations are used to help starving people in developing countries,not to give lectures to wealthy and developed countries likeCanada.

And I think this is a discredit to the United Nations." De Schutter says most of his missions are in developing countries,but he estimates Canada has two to three million people who can'tafford the diets they need to lead healthy lives. He says onemillion First Nations people and 55,000 Inuit are "the desperatesituation" in which they find themselves. "The right to food is about politics. It s not abouttechnicalities. It s a matter of principle and it s a matter ofpolitical will.

I think these comments are symptomatic of the veryproblem that it is my duty to address," he said. Consumers educate themselves about food NDP MPs urged support for farmers and policies that ensure theworking poor can feed themselves in the wake of De Schutter'sreport. "This government says if you have a job, you won t be poor.That s not true," New Democrat MP Malcolm Allen said Wednesday. At the same time, consumers are trying to re-educate themselvesabout where their food comes from, because much of it isn't grownlocally, he said.

Many farmers have to work off-farm to earn aliving or export all their product to other countries to survive. Hunger and consumer groups also called for a national strategy inCanada to deal with the quality, availability and price of food. Representatives from Food Secure Canada, the National FarmersUnion, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and the Centre for Science in thePublic Interest, called for a plan to connect farms withcommunities and to deal with a problem that sees familiesstruggling to feed themselves. Paul Slomp, youth spokesman for the National Farmers Union, saidthey agree that Canada s food system is in dire need of attention.In the last 20 years, he said, the number of farmers under the ageof 35 has decreased from 77,000 to a little more than 24,000. "Parents who are farming are telling their kids it s not worth thestress and it s not worth the debt," he said.

"Canada needs to make sure that farmers have a viable income ingrowing food for Canadians." The groups, representing a variety of interests and each withdifferent demands, all called for a national food strategy. "On a sort of common sense basis, we live in Canada. Kids shouldnot be going to school hungry," said Diane Bronson, executivedirector of Food Secure Canada.

The e-commerce company in China offers quality products such as 3 Channel RC Helicopters Manufacturer , China 4ch RC Airplanes, and more. For more , please visit 2ch RC Airplane today!

Related Articles - 3 Channel RC Helicopters Manufacturer, China 4ch RC Airplanes,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.

 

Do you Agree or Disagree? Have a Comment? POST IT!

 Reader Opinions 
Submit your comments and they will be posted here.
Make this comment or to the Author only:
Name:
Email:
*Your email will NOT be posted. This is for administrative purposes only.
Comments: *Your Comments WILL be posted to the AUTHOR ONLY if you select PRIVATE and to this PUBLIC PAGE if you select PUBLIC, so write accordingly.
 
Please enter the code in the image:



 Author Login 
LOGIN
Register for Author Account

 

Advertiser Login

 

ADVERTISE HERE NOW!
   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  

 

Great Paranormal Romance


LAURA JEEVES

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more
STEVERT MCKENZIE

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more
STEPHEN BYE

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more
GENE MYERS

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more
DAMIAN POWELL

Demonstrated exceptional leadership in the government and private sector at an executive level. Skil...more
TIM FAY

I am not a writer nor am I trying to become a writer. I am an average person with average intelligen...more
ADRIAN JOELE

I have been involved in nutrition and weight management for over 12 years and I like to share my kn...more
JASON NG

Jason Ng has a huge passion for the health and fitness industry as he strongly believes that having ...more
SUSAN FRIESEN

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more
MICHAEL BRESCIANI

Rev Bresciani is the author of two Christian books. One book is an important and concisely written b...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2020, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from wikipedia.org under the GNU FDL license