self-sufficiency


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Synonyms for self-sufficiency

the capacity to manage one's own affairs, make one's own judgments, and provide for oneself

Synonyms for self-sufficiency

personal independence

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Rice self-sufficiency is neither a desirable nor a practical objective for the Philippines, which is an archipelagic country,' the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) said in a statement.
The DA's FSSP 2011-2016 is aimed at achieving self-sufficiency in food staples, defining self-sufficiency as satisfying domestic requirement for food, seeds, processing, and feeds through domestic production to keep pace with the rice requirements of the country's growing population.
Egypt has clear plans and programs where self-sufficiency in wheat is concerned, the most important of which is achieving 70 percent self-sufficiency by 2020," the daily Al-Alam Al-Youm quoted Agricultural Minister Amin Abaza as saying.
The Family Self-Sufficiency Act will provide hardworking Missourians more tools to build a better future for themselves and their families, said Blunt.
The 1950s political policy of rice self-sufficiency at all cost has been detrimental to our farmers' economic stature.
Furthermore, "the self-sufficiency rate of poultry and bird meat reached 93.
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol said the department is now in talks with PSA to thresh out some of the components in computing rice self-sufficiency.
Four years later, former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo launched the Hybrid Rice Commercialization Project as a cornerstone of the government's rice self-sufficiency program.
The multi-faceted energy strategy also aims to enable the UAE to achieve self-sufficiency of natural gas, said, citing the recent announcement by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) to invest 400 billion UAE dirhams (about USD 109 billion) over the next five years for boosting gas production.
The collaborative work of gardening and DIY experts Alan and Gill Bridgewater, "The Self-Sufficiency Handbook: Your Complete Guide to a Self-Sufficient Home, Garden, and Kitchen" was written specifically for those who are worried about ever-rising fuel bills and longing for the day when they can be off-grid and independent; anyone who is anxious about the quality of the food they eat and who are planning to go organic; folks yearning to get back to the way it was but don't know where to start.
Today, our endeavors are not only leading the country towards energy self-sufficiency but also towards efficient energy self- sufficiency," he observed with satisfaction during a briefing at Fauji Oil Terminal and Distribution Company Limited (FOTCO) about the progress on the second LNG terminal at Port Qasim Authority.
A coordinated, individualized universal assessment and holistic casework approach that promotes employment and self-sufficiency for those who can work and collaborative case planning for all clients
The other crops targeted for self-sufficiency by 2015 are barley, maize, pulses, sugar beets, oilseeds and cotton.
The Iranian commander said that Research and Self-sufficiency Jihad Organization of the army is working on remote-controlled robots which can carry out military mission.
The UK's self-sufficiency in food dropped by two percentage points from 2012 to 60% last year, down from 75% in 1991, the National Farmers' Union (NFU) said.