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· March, 2014

Stories about Food from March, 2014

How Cafe Culture is Destroying Indonesia's Street Food Culture

  17 March 2014

An Ismanto from Yogyakarta in Indonesia observes how new western-style cafes are edging out ‘plastic tent-covered food carts’ known as ‘angkringan': …the angkringan is in decline. Students don’t frequent them anymore, preferring to pay at least twice as much to eat, drink and socialise in the stylish surrounds of the...

Lies and Falsehoods Keep the World Go ‘Round in Japan

  17 March 2014

Twitter user @suzaks1 criticized [ja] the amount of lies and inaccuracies that are making Japanese headlines: ホテルの食材も北の国のレールも何処かの役場の書類もクラッシックの楽曲も国が誇るトップレベルの研究所や有名大学院で博士なるための論文も、みんな虚偽だらけ虚偽まみれ。それでも回っちゃってる変な国。原発だって爆発して当然だわ。国土汚染しても嘘の上塗りで皆を騙せられる便利な国。こえ~ — 須崎真一NoMyCar,NoNukes (@suzaks1) 2014, 3月 14 [Japan is a] country covered in lies: fake ingredients on the menu of top Japanese hotels, railway gauges fabricated in Hokkaido, major symphony music by a fraud composer, and...

Macedonian Students Campaign Against Unlivable Conditions in Dormitories

  11 March 2014

Macedonian students demanding better life conditions in public university dormitories published a blog entitled “Operacija studentski” [mk] (“Operation Dorm”) displaying photos of everyday life in the facilities and urging students to contribute. Many of the photos show highly inadequate living conditions in the student dormitories. The blog and photos have...

8 Things You Can Do With a Mango

  10 March 2014

Kenyan blogger Yoga David shows you 8 amazing things you can do with a mango: This is the mango fruit season where mango enthusiasts live for this summery fruit. Maybe it’s that tartness of the fruit, or how perfect it tastes even when it’s just raw. So here are our...

Guide to Mushroom Farming in Kenya

  6 March 2014

This is a step by step guide to mushroom farming in Kenya: Due to public demand, we took the initiative of compiling a guide to help farmers interested in starting mushroom farming in kenya The mushroom farming process can be divided into several steps namely 1.Compost/substrate preparation 2.spawning 3.casing 4.fruiting/growth...

Video: Distributing Food in Yarmouk Camp-Syria

  4 March 2014

FAJER PRESS posted a video of the besieged Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus while receiving food parcels to feed the 18,000 remaining residents of the camp, who have been forced to eat stray animals to survive amid critical food shortages. The video is dated December 30, 2013.

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