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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Like other liberal-welfare states, Canada, in a climate of balanced budgets and deficit reduction, has been active in developing policies intended to move welfare recipients into employment in order to achieve self-sufficiency.
The government aims to achieve 45% in self-sufficiency in food supply.
7 billion a year, it is imperative to find a more efficient system that truly helps families achieve self-sufficiency.
In line with maintaining a targeted goal of self-sufficiency in fuel and petrochemical feedstock, the state-owned Brazilian company Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) (Rio de Janeiro) has launched the $6.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari praised his forces for their industrious efforts which have led the country to self-sufficiency in procurement of weapons and military equipment.
9 million households are living below the Self-Sufficiency Standard.
Based on certain plans and implementation of 2 crude steel plants, Iran will attain steel self-sufficiency in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (Started March 21), Ali Akbar Mehrabian said.
5 million tons of the grain in the 2008-2009 year ending in June despite Tehran's claim it achieved self-sufficiency in the crop in 2004.
Japan's self-sufficiency in food on a calorie basis stood at 40% in fiscal 2001 ended March 31, the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry said Friday.
The Hudson Square Partnership, a community program that educates and counsels formerly homeless individuals while employing them within the sponsoring neighborhood to assist them in regaining financial self-sufficiency, was recently formed by the Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless (A.
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is working towards attaining self-sufficiency and to better serve the needs of Akwesasne community members.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Health Minister for Training Bahram Einollahi underscored Iran's self-sufficiency in producing different instruments and equipment needed for dentistry, and said the country ranks first in the region in training dentists.
Iran also has big coal reserves, the report said adding that "Therefore, Iran is the only country in the Middle East having required resources to gains steel self-sufficiency.
A new University of Washington report, commissioned by the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies (OACAA), offers for the first time an Ohio-specific, county-by-county assessment of the real cost of living -- the Self-Sufficiency Standard -- for each of the State's 88 counties.
During the course of 2016, Sappi will invest in projects to increase the company's energy self-sufficiency through the installation of new turbines at the Tugela and Saiccor Mills.