Bangladesh food security

Don't turn essential items into unaffordable luxuries

Government must bring down prices of essentials

Agriculture must adapt to climate change

Our food security, farmers’ survival are at stake

Women’s health and well-being must be prioritised

New study reveals worrying level of malnutrition among women

Stop brick kilns from devouring farmlands

Government must do more than just shutting illegal establishments

Inflation eating into daily meals

Authorities must address skyrocketing food prices

A success story that remains incomplete

Triumphs in agricultural farming contrast with plight of farmers, consumers

Boon for a few, bane for the vast many

Topsoil removal is hurting land fertility, nation's food security prospects

Our soil is losing precious nutrients

Concerted efforts needed to improve soil health, ensure food security

Law alone cannot stop food hoarding

But it’s a vital first step, and needs to be implemented regularly

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

OMS rice sale at subsidised prices a welcome move

OMS rice sale at subsidised prices will bring some relief to the poor

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

Increased cost of irrigation: What about food security in Bangladesh?

One may note that farmers have to buy diesel and fertilisers at a higher rate at retail level than the government-fixed prices.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Malnourished women, malnourished nation

Address the double-edged sword of undernutrition and obesity.

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

What should be Bangladesh’s food security strategy?

The rapid increase in global food prices in recent months have put many countries including Bangladesh in a crisis.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Don’t let rice hoarders get off scot-free

Price hikes despite the high yield of Boro rice totally unacceptable

July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019

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.

March 2, 2018
March 2, 2018

Govt aims at ensuring food security

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

January 7, 2018
January 7, 2018

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

December 23, 2017
December 23, 2017

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.

August 19, 2017
August 19, 2017

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.

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