Self-sufficient

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  • able to provide for your own needs without help from others; "a self-sufficing economic unit"

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  • Self-repairing, reconfigurable electronic circuits take a step closer to reality
    If electronic circuits could automatically reconfigure their internal conductive pathways as required, microchips could function as many different circuits on the one device. If many of these devices were then incorporated into larger pieces of equipment, such as robots, it is possible that self-sufficient, self-sustaining machines could change to suit their envir Read more on this news related to 'Self-sufficient'
  • Indonesia aiming for food self-sufficiency in three years
    President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said that he was aiming for Indonesia to be self-sufficient in food production in three years, during his visit to Ngawi, East Java on Saturday. "We do not want to import rice any longer. If we were self-sufficient [in food production] there would be no more sugar or soy bean imports," Jokowi said as quoted by Ant Read more on this news related to 'Self-sufficient'
  • Oil slump: Nigeria targets self-sufficiency in food production
    Though the Federal Government has said Nigeria will be self-sufficient in food production by 2017, there are still daunting challenges, Anna Okon writes. There has been a renewed emphasis on local food production in recent times owing to the continued slip in oil prices globally and the resultant devaluation of the local currency. All over...  [Read More...] Read more on this news related to 'Self-sufficient'

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