A new five-year program working with the Bangladesh Ministry of Food opens its doors.
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 […]
Five-year research program integrates all aspects of food policy to enhance food security across Bangladesh. Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 6, 2016 – The Ministry of Food announced Tuesday a new comprehensive food security research program, together with the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. About […]
Agricultural technologies such as genetically modified crops have potential to advance agricultural development and food security, but the effects on farmer profits and consumer and producer health outcomes are not well understood. To help fill this knowledge gap, IFPRI designed an experimental study to evaluate the impacts of Bt eggplant. From November 21—25, PRSSP researchers […]
In early December 2016, the Ministry of Food and the IFPRI-led consortium, including Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will announce the launch of the five-year Bangladesh Integrated Food Policy Research Program at an event in Dhaka. The program aims to combine policy research with capacity strengthening in order to […]