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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  • Assam eyes self-sufficiency in onion production
    Guwahati, Dec 12 (IANS) After becoming self-sufficient in rice production, Assam now plans to achieve self-sufficiency in onion production, state Agriculture Minister Nilamoni Sen Deka said here Friday. Read more on this news related to 'Self-sufficient'
  • Globecomm Partners with Tanzania Support Foundation to Bring Computers to a Rural African School
    Globecomm announced today that it has donated desktop computers to a school in the Tanzanian village of Selela to aid the mission of the Tanzanian Support Foundation to help small communities become more self-sufficient in education, healthcare, hygiene and clean water. Read more on this news related to 'Self-sufficient'
  • PHL rice production almost 100% self-sufficient but threatened by overpopulation
    The Philippines is more than 90% self-sufficient when it comes to rice production, according to academician Eufemio Rasco, Executive Director of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), but our rapidly growing population means that our current level of production still falls short of the amount we need to feed our people. Read more on this news related to 'Self-sufficient'

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