higher food prices

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

Food ministry must do better to control prices of rice

High prices are making life harder for the poor

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.

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

India bans wheat export, will be sensitive to Bangladesh's needs

India has banned wheat exports with immediate effect as part of its measures to cool rising domestic prices but lifted prohibition on export of onion seeds, according to official notifications by the commerce ministry of the country.

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

Food, energy price shocks from Ukraine war could last for years: World Bank

The war in Ukraine has dealt a major shock to commodity markets, altering global patterns of trade, production, and consumption in ways that will keep prices at historically high levels through the end of 2024, according to the World Bank’s latest Commodity Markets Outlook report.

December 31, 2017
December 31, 2017

No relief from high food prices in 2018

Inflation is likely to edge upwards in 2018 upon food price rises, according to economists, in a projection that is bound to cast a gloom upon the low-income families.

March 3, 2016
March 3, 2016

Climate change poised to hurt food supplies: study

The effects of climate change on food production could cause 500,000 extra deaths by 2050 compared to a world without global warming, according to a study released Thursday.