The scenario of women empowerment in Bangladesh has improved between 2012 and 2015, as the share of disempowered women decreased from 73 per cent in 2012 to 59 per cent in 2015, a latest IFPRI study revealed. The study also found that about 40 per cent women remained in chronic disempowerment, while 31 per cent […]
Despite Bangladesh predicts attaining food autarky, unfortunately agricultural growth has slowed down in five years. Rice production slowed down in the past 10 years, says leading agronomist of the country. Agricultural growth has declined mainly due to decrease of growth in rice production, said Dr Akhter Ahmed, Country Representative of Interna-tional Food Policy Research Institute […]
WEAI4VC, a pilot project led jointly by IFPRI and USAID, aims to improve our understandings of how empowerment varies along the agricultural value chain.
This International Women's Day, IFPRI takes a deep dive into drivers of women's disempowerment in Bangladesh - and how we are designing and evaluating programs that are going against the grain.
On December 18, 2016, the Bangladesh Ministry of Agriculture organized a seminar for IFPRI to present the changing scenario of Bangladesh agriculture. IFPRI Country Representative in Bangladesh Dr. Akhter Ahmed situated Bangladesh's agricultural progress in an historical context using various years of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) data. Then, using comparing two rounds of IFPRI's […]