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THI5DAY • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2S. 2012

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Editor. Editorial Page PETER ISHAKA Email peter.ishaka@thisdaylive.com

AG-llEVING THE FOOD SECURITY AGENDA A

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.IlrmIiq; A bvftmck ~ npnt ahoWd be CEJnIlIlkld ~~~-;!oc:l~l'(Uh~~ 10 obWn attko tNt prodUC'N D'ICft INIk Of ~I .-.d ~ I'mI5Wlt to kx:aI diwue 1UIil.-s ~~ ~ s..- RiO P .....8 Is an imeNI~ ~ .-,-m. It doe ~ II fannt'l" 10 N f t II ~ munr oIlood for bvetod: and IUffidmI labour 10 cui and carry thr 6ekI. grown foddrE. But ranr.m an ad.pt thr I}'*m to thm individual nf!II!IdIt and envllUl1mft1l 11wy can _Ift'k h hdp 01 asncuJtunI ~ who CWI edUOlIle them on tht

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ZERO-GRAZING IS AN EXAMPLE OF A SIMPLE BUT HIGHLY EFFECTIVE INmATIVE THAT CAN GO A LONG WAYTOWARDS EASING THE FARMER'S BURDENS. BY HELPING HIM PRODUCE MORE FOOD FOR HIMSElF AND OTHERS

The rutur. 01 -ww:uItIm! - _ .mt as II weU.ftd rvbon - bet '" dw Mnds of fllf:ttlef1i who ~ fa:M With rMny d\allmp Confinins.u.mUI will help Wmm ~ producb.~rty by improvu1g the af\Ul"\olJs' nutnbon&l JUlius.

II\oIolllwnins ~ ronWlD1I, and ~ thr "f"'Nd 01 d - . ~ .. ., eumpte 011 sunpIr but tvghIy dfectwe iruMth~ tNt on SO. ~ Wly kIw.m. ~ ttw ~'I burdmL by hdptns hun produce DIIft food few

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Dr ~'lImJO Is • ltilnal Dn,riG,_'" S«iGI~ wit" C-..,,,,th:!tt Cm.p 1M l"~ A&r"k-n-J ~rde

NEW RNERS OF OIL AND GAS KaIca Kyari Gujbawu recorrmends that an II1dependent agencybe set up to contiroe the search for the blackgold


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