Olarte said they are optimistic that the NFSC
would recommend the government's purchase of the entire 250,000 MT of imported rice to augment the rice stockpile of the NFA.
Sources in the Ministry of National Food Security and Research said that after the devolution of the agriculture subject to provinces the Ministry has been facing innumerable difficulties while coordinating with the provinces about the food security related issues and it is the reason that the NFSC has been established to better coordinate between the federal government and provinces as well as among other key stakeholders.
The mandate of the NFSC is to coordinate between the provinces and the centre on food-related policies promote agricultural development and export and tackle food insecurity at all levels.
The official expressed the hope that the NFSC
would bridge the gap between the key stakeholders of the food security and agriculture development which is key to having a longterm effective planning to overcome the challenges to the national food security.
Red Robin, long-known for its commitment to education and keeping families safer, is the first restaurant company ever to partner with NFSC
on an in-restaurant public awareness and education fire safety program.
A Montgomeryshire member claimed he received his NFSC
registration in the post along with a Devon farmer's banking details.
NFU Cymru wants a crossindustry meeting with Carwyn Jones involving trading standards and the NFSC
Llandegla farmer Ken Bell is told Clwyd NFU's AGM that some farmers in the NFSC
scheme were being charged more than those making private arrangements.
shall rationalize agriculture extension work and its development in the overall food security thrusts and directions.
Collectors must re-tender for contracts with the NFSC
in May and Mr Clutton says price rises are inevitable.
Retired Pwllheli vet Eifion Evans, the NFSC
Wales representative, has been touring North Wales to hear farmers' concerns and find solutions.
Elsewhere there had been few problems though he urged affected farmers to report difficulties on the NFSC
help line (0845 054 8888).