Will rawhides be wasted this year also?
Around 50 per cent of the rawhides Bangladesh produces a year come during every Eid-ul-Azha, when around 1 crore animals are sacrificed at a time.
A sad thing has been happening in the rawhide sector for the last few years. The small merchants had to throw away a huge chunk of rawhides due to a lack of customers. Around Tk 100 crore worth of rawhides got wasted in 2019.
Why has this been happening? Will it happen this year also? What is the solution?
In today's Straight from Star Newsroom, Khondoker Md Shoyeb discussed the issue with The Daily Star's Senior Reporter Refayet Ullah Mirdha.