food shortage

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

PM steps in to ensure smooth food supply

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday instructed Bangladesh Bank to intervene if any bank faced a dollar shortage while opening letters of credit for importing food, fertiliser and other agricultural inputs to ensure uninterrupted food supply.

December 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

How can we tackle climate change and food shortage in Asia?

Climate change and food security issues are multifaceted and transcend national boundaries.

August 2, 2016
August 2, 2016

Madhabpur tea workers starving, unpaid for 13 weeks

Workers of a tea garden in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj are left starving as they are not getting paid their wages or receiving their rations for the last 13 weeks.

February 6, 2016
February 6, 2016

Zimbabwe declares 'state of disaster' over drought

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Friday declared a "state of disaster" in many rural areas hit by a severe drought, with more than a quarter of the population facing food shortages.