What factors determine household food grain stocks? A new program in Bangladesh unveils key findings for improving food security in the country's most hard hit, disaster-prone areas.
In early May, IFPRI-Bangladesh is organizing a seminar on "Food Systems and Nutrition in Bangladesh" jointly with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), the Embassy of Kingdom of the Netherlands, icddr,b World Food Programme, FAO, and UNICEF. The purpose of the seminar is to engage policymakers, development partners, UN agencies, civil society organisations, academia, and private […]
IFPRI successfully brings together stakeholders for key baseline findings.
Inconsistent prices and high perishability of non-rice crops force farmers to depend on rice cultivation, which causes low agricultural and dietary diversity, said a recent study. The low diversities create barriers to ensure proper nutrition and resist children's birth related complexities, like stunting and low birth weight, said the study revealed at a seminar organised […]
Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury on Wednesday said Bangladesh is still facing formidable challenges to improve its nutritional status despite being a food-sufficient country. "While Bangladesh has experienced steady advances in food availability, the country is facing different challenges to develop its nutritional status," she said while speaking at a seminar. "Overall the levels of under-nutrition […]