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FAO: Countries must brace for future...

FAO: Countries must brace for future...

Business

Tue, Nov 23 2021

Covid-19 pandemic has left the fragilities of national agri-food systems widely exposed, FAO says

Report: Poor diets imperilling people...

'Poor diets imperilling people and the...

World

Tue, Nov 23 2021

The report estimates nearly 150 million children under five years old are stunted, more than 45 million...

Infographic: Afghanistan faces starvation...

Infographic: Afghanistan faces starvation...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 10 2021

An estimated 22.8 million people of Afghanistan’s population, face crisis or emergency levels of...

Sri Lanka seizes staple stocks, says...

Sri Lanka says not facing food...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 2 2021

The government announced emergency regulations on Monday empowering authorities to seize stocks of staples...

Sri Lanka declares food emergency amid...

Food crisis declared in Sri Lanka

World

Tue, Aug 31 2021

Sri Lanka's foreign reserves fell to $2.8 billion at the end of July, from $7.5 billion in November...

Drinking water shortage hits coastal...

Drinking water shortage hits coastal...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jul 30 2021

Authorities, local representatives distributing foods and cash

IFAD: Food systems that ignore needs...

‘Food systems that ignore poor are doomed...

World

Fri, Jul 23 2021

It urges leaders to acknowledge the inequity of food systems

Hunger, drought, disease: UN climate...

Hunger, drought, disease: UN climate...

World

Wed, Jun 23 2021

A forthcoming report by the IPCC, offers a distressing vision of the decades to come: Malnutrition, water...

ED: Protect crops against flood damage...

ED: Protect crops against flood damage...

Editorial

Sun, Dec 27 2020

Our future may well look worse than our past if we do not take anti-flood measures without delay

OP-ED: Building back better on food...

OP-ED: Building back better on food...

QU Dongyu

Mon, Sep 14 2020

The prevention of food crises cannot wait until the health crisis is over

ED: Averting a food crisis

ED: Averting a food crisis

Editorial

Tue, Sep 1 2020

Food security must be made an utmost priority at this time

ICRC: Covid-19 might foster a boom in...

ICRC: Covid-19 might foster a boom in...

World

Thu, Jun 4 2020

It also said the ongoing economic and food security impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has been massive...

Possible food crisis: Vegetable gardening...

Possible food crisis: Vegetable gardening...

Agriculture

Fri, May 15 2020

Up to Tk30cr will be allocated initially, agriculture secretary says

Coronavirus deprives 700,000 Italian...

Coronavirus deprives 700,000 Italian...

Europe

Mon, May 11 2020

Undocumented workers were also hard hit as typically they had no savings and did not qualify for state...

Opening up the economy at what...

Opening up the economy at what...

D2

Fri, Apr 24 2020

The benefits of ending the lockdown will not outweigh the harm

How can we find out who to give rice...

How can we find out who to give rice...

Bangladesh

Thu, Apr 23 2020

Instead of fruitlessly trying to find the poor, the government can easily make a list of the rich

Lockdown aftermath: Food crisis worsens...

Lockdown aftermath: Food crisis worsens...

Nation

Wed, Apr 22 2020

The five camps in Khalishpur and one each in Gilatola and Rupsha, are home to 3,000 families

Coronavirus threatens to trigger new...

Coronavirus threatens to trigger new...

East Asia

Mon, Apr 20 2020

The pandemic and measures some countries took to secure domestic supplies have inhibited normal trade...

BSTI asks 20 companies to supply quality...

BSTI asks 20 companies to supply quality...

Bangladesh

Mon, Apr 13 2020

The 20 manufacturers have fast moving food items widely consumed during seheri and iftar in the fasting...

World risks food crisis in wake of...

World risks food crisis in wake of...

World

Wed, Apr 1 2020

FAO, WHO and WTO warn of the risk of a worldwide food shortage if authorities fail to manage the crisis...

Chittagong Hill Tracts to get 600 tons...

Chittagong Hill Tracts to get 600 tons...

Nation

Mon, Mar 30 2020

The grains will be provided to wage earners, day laborers and farmers so they do not suffer during the...