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Ghana's Kufuor and Brazil's Lula awarded 2011 World Food Prize

About 1000 people gathered for the ceremony, which was held in Iowa State Capitol.

Ghana's Kufuor and Brazil's Lula awarded 2011 World Food Prize
The WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran
Palestinians get 'digital' food

WFP has been providing the most vulnerable people with e-cards. They can get 9 food items in selected shops.

Palestinians get 'digital' food
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Food prices went up 8.1 percent in Kazakhstan in 2011

The prices on food products moved up by 8.1 percent in Kazakhstan.

Food prices went up 8.1 percent in Kazakhstan in 2011
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National Bank forecasing food prices raise

Kazakhstan National Bank is forecasting an increase of prices for fruits, vegetables, eggs, milk and meat products, clothes, shoes and some of public utilities in Q4 2011.

National Bank forecasing food prices raise
Anyone had a chance to taste the record roll. ©Vladimir Dmitriyev
PHOTO: The longest roll in the world made in Astana

A 157m and 80cm roll was made in Astana on July 5.

PHOTO: The longest roll in the world made in Astana
Thomas Mirow. ©REUTERS-Vincent Kessler
EBRD: Kazakhstan and Russia can increase food supplies to the world market

EBRD President wrote about potential of Kazakhstan and Russia to increase food production.

EBRD: Kazakhstan and Russia can increase food supplies to the world market
Kazakhstan could play a significant role in the world through developing its agribusiness: EBRD President Thomas Mirow
Kazakhstan could play a significant role in the world through developing its agribusiness: EBRD President Thomas Mirow

He said that when speaking at the opening of the Investment Forum in Astana within the EBRD annual meeting.

Kazakhstan could play a significant role in the world through developing its agribusiness: EBRD President Thomas Mirow
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Kazakhstan’s Agriculture Ministry has no plans to ban grain exports

Kazakhstan can export 5.5. million tons of grain in the 2010-2011 marketing year: Agriculture Ministry.

Kazakhstan’s Agriculture Ministry has no plans to ban grain exports
Assylzhan Mamytbekov. Photo courtesy of focus.kz
Kazakhstan developing a program to stabilize food prices

However, given the openness of the economy, prices cannot be bridled forcibly: Assylzhan Mamytbekov, Agriculture Minister.

Kazakhstan developing a program to stabilize food prices
Nazarbayev pledges 180,000 tons of meat exports by 2020

Consequences of food crises are social tensions and political upheavals throughout the world (…) it is of paramount importance to ensure food security at regional and global levels. Inter-state cooperation and concerted actions are needed: President Nazarbayev.

Nazarbayev pledges 180,000 tons of meat exports by 2020