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Public-hearing for pro-poor food law

  • Published at 01:04 am December 18th, 2016
Public-hearing for pro-poor food law
They viewed time-fitting measures has to be taken for boosting agricultural productions as the existing agricultural system and food security has started facing a serious threat due to the climate change. A development organization, Paribartan, organized the divisional level hearing styled “Right to Food” in association with another development organization, Barendra Unnayan Prochesta (BUP), at a hotel in Dhaka yesterday, reports BSS. Food Security Network and Actionaid supported the programme. Main thrust of the meeting was to build grassroots public opinion on formulating right to food law relating to the draft food security act. Prof Dr ANK Noman from Department of Economics of Rajshahi University, Director of BUP Foyzullah Chowdhury and Chief Executive of Paribartan Rashed Ibney Obayed addressed the programme as focal persons with President of Metropolitan Press Club Mominul Islam Babu in the chair. There is no alternative to protect their interests as a whole.