Bangladesh food security | The Daily Star
  • 24.2m underfed in Bangladesh

    One in every six person in Bangladesh is undernourished and does not have access to sufficient food, according to a new UN report.

  • Govt aims at ensuring food security

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her government has been striving to ensure food security through boosting production.

  • Rice

    Food stock rises

    The government's food stock saw a rise this year compared to the same period last year. This was mainly due to a significant

  • Bangladesh food security ranking lowest in South Asia

    Bangladesh stands on the 89th position in the recently published Global Food Security Index-2017, which is the lowest among the South-Asian countries.

  • No formalin in vegetable, fruits: BFSA

    Bangladesh Food Safety Authority claims that there is no scope to adulterate vegetable and fruits by mixing formalin, a health hazardous chemical.

  • food-minister-qamrul

    Qamrul refuses to give stats of food reserve

    Food Minister Qamrul Islam has rubbished reports of “low food stock”, at a time when Bangladesh is importing rice following a price flare and market instability. He has categorically denied to share information on current food reserve and has drawn attention to future plans of food stocking instead.