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Published by Food Planning and Monitoring Unit, Ministry of Food in Dhaka, Bangladesh .
Written in English



  • Bangladesh


  • Food supply -- Bangladesh -- Statistics.,
  • Grain trade -- Bangladesh -- Statistics.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsBangladesh. Food Planning and Monitoring Unit.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 96/62030 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination54, [6] p.
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL636620M
LC Control Number96901202

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Food Security and Case of Bangladesh Prepared by Md. Reza Ahmed Khan, Research Officer, Department of Agricultural Marketing (DAM) Ms. Fatema Wadud, Deputy Director, SHOGORIP, DAM Introduction After almost a decade the world faced severe food shortage in . To develop a national and comprehensive Food Composition Database for Bangladesh (FCDB) taking into consideration the long-term change in food supply chain i.e. emergence of high yielding variety (HYV) and the existing limitations of the currently available data, the Food Composition Table for. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics and data of Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Food and Disaster Management of Bangladesh for determining trend of food availability and food security of the country. We have used data of BB and NBR for determining production, imports and exports of food to determine food availability over the Size: KB. the food and nutrient intake pattern as well as the nutrition situation of Bangladesh. In this document, food based approaches, using qualitative and quantitative messages have been incorporated. Emphasis is on positive recommendations which can maximize protective effects through the use of a variety of foods in tune with traditional habits.

Until now, data on nutrient values have been obtained from food composition tables (FCT)- 'Oeshio Khadder Pustiman' prepared for Bangladesh by the Institute of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Dhaka (), later edited in English version-Tables of Nutrient Composition of Bangladeshi Foods' by Helen Keller International (HKI) (). Knowledge about this information will help policy makers understand the rate of growth, or lack thereof, of the basic staple food in Bangladesh. To ensure self sustainability, trend analysis of this data .   Food security and adequate nutrition are among the basic needs of every human being. In Bangladesh, despite some impressive gains in recent years, a number of concerns still remain, a major independent report says. Led by a team of national experts and guided by a wide range of stakeholders across the country, the report identifies substantial challenges to achieving zero hunger in Bangladesh. This quarterly report synthesizes the latest information on the situation of food in Bangladesh. It gives a short overview of the current state of affairs, followed by sections on the production outlook, Government actions, food aid commercial imports, international prices, domestic foodgrain prices and public food operations.

Bangladesh Bank Open Data Initiative. Bangladesh Bank took another step forward in making its vast repository of data accessible to the general public. Data from the Monthly Economic Trends publication can now be easily downloaded by anyone interested, free of cost, into an Excel file. This includes detailed data, some dating back almost. Bangladesh Global Economic Prospects examines trends for the world economy and how they affect developing countries. The report includes country-specific three-year forecasts for major macroeconomic indicators, including commodity and financial markets. It describes the food security situation in Bangladesh at the national, household, and individual level. Policy responses taken by the Government of Bangladesh in response to food inflation are also discussed. The report focusses on placing agriculture higher up on the policy agenda for a long-term sustainable solution to food security issues. Global food price hikes during resulted in a sharp rise in staple food prices in Bangladesh, which in turn led to a significant rise in the number of households falling below the poverty line. On the political front, Bangladesh was run by an unelected and undemocratic ‘civil’ caretaker government, backed by the military, which remained in power until the end of and undertook.