Food safety

food safety

Why has rice stock dwindled so drastically?

Wrong policy adopted by the food ministry is the main reason behind this year’s decrease in rice stock

Why has rice stock dwindled so drastically?

Razzaque predicts possible surplus in fish, meat, and eggs in 3-5 years

Agriculture minister Abdur Razzaque said there would be surplus production of fish, egg, meat and milk in the space of the next 3-5 years in Bangladesh

Razzaque predicts possible surplus in fish, meat, and eggs in 3-5 years

Govt initiative needs monitoring

Cash in place of food grains

he government has decided to distribute cash instead of rice and wheat under the test relief and Food for Work programmes

Cash in place of food grains

Bangladesh gets UN recommendation to graduate from LDC status

Bangladesh has received recommendation by the United Nations to graduate from the status of Least Developed Countries (LDC)

Bangladesh gets UN recommendation to graduate from LDC status

Bangladesh, India look at forging closer ties on farm front

Bangladesh and India will look at ways to jointly enhance productivity in the agriculture sector with forward and backward integration in the field. The two countries could also look at expanding ...

A farmer harvests crops with a harvester in Tebunia, Pabna on 3 November 2020 as mechanisation of agriculture helps them harvest more crops in a short time

Russia plans to raise wheat export tax from 1 March

Traders say Russia’s move will drive up the cost of wheat in importing countries when the pandemic has already reduced incomes, making the world’s poorest especially vulnerable to food poverty

A combine harvests wheat in a field near the village of Kamennobrodskaya in Stavropol region, Russia on 4 July 2019

Promote healthy foods in public institutions: WHO

It is a high time for governments to ensure that the food served in public settings contributes to healthy diets and saves lives. No public funds should be spent on unhealthy food that exposes risk ...

Promote healthy foods in public institutions: WHO

Virtual roundtable

Impact of COVID-19 on food & nutrition security: Immediate policy & strategic actions through multisectoral approach

A virtual roundtable meeting on ' Impact of COVID-19 on food and nutrition security: Immediate policy and strategic actions through multisectoral approach' was organised on 10 December 2020 by the ...

Impact of COVID-19 on food & nutrition security: Immediate policy & strategic actions through multisectoral approach

BRAC inks deal with WB to improve road safety in Bangladesh

The World Bank and BRAC signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Saturday to collaborate for improving road safety in Bangladesh.

BRAC inks deal with WB to improve road safety in Bangladesh

India rice prices rise as flood damages huge crops in Bangladesh

Rice export prices in top-hub India edged higher this week as floods and surging coronavirus cases hammered supply and export logistics

A farmer returns home with some crops on his boat from a flooded rice field in Makinganj
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