This six-year research program aims to shape the future of food systems in Bangladesh and other focal countries. What policy actions will it take?
Researchers of different international organisations on Thursday said that an improved food system to promote diversified crops enriched with nutrition was needed to ensure healthier diets for people. At a media briefing at a city hotel, they said although nutrition is improving in Bangladesh, many were still consuming diets lacking essential nutrients while others overconsumed […]
In Bangladesh, what are the challenges of diversifying crops in a rice-centric economy?
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 […]