More than a year after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, food and nutrition security continues to show its fragility.
Producers and consumers seem helpless as food all over the world comes under fast growing corporate control.
The world’s biggest technology companies and distribution platforms, such as Microsoft and Amazon, collectively known as Big Tech, have started entering the food sector.
Chapainawabganj, Apr 27 : Mango, the king of all fruits that prompted many poets over the ages to write great poems, is likely to be costlier this summer as drought is going to take its toll on its yield in…
Dhaka, Apr 26 : The government has decided to procure 11.50 lakh metric tonnes of rice (boiled and non-boiled) and 6.50 lakh metric tonnes of paddy during the ongoing Boro season.
The local administration has imposed a three-month ban on netting, marketing and transportation of fish from Kaptai Lake from May 1.
I am here to fight and I am here to stay, come what may, they have made their people’s leader, and I am not going to let them down,” says Nodeep.
Using their own resources, IFAD and IsDB will jointly finance priority projects in some of their 57 common member countries over the next five years with a cofinancing target of $500 million ($250 million from each institution).
A group of youth is reaching out to the people in need in Faridpur town at night, feeding as many people as they can amid the coronavirus lockdown.
The UN and partners are “following with deep concern” new reports of violations against civilians in northern Mozambique, the UN Spokesperson said on Thursday.
The FAO has since then formalized support for “Scaling Up Agroecology” while continuing to promote the kinds of chemical-intensive agriculture associated with the Green Revolution.
Around 27.3 million people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have said.
Celebrities, sports figures all over the world are participating in making promos for different brands of soft drinks for which companies pay them handsome amount.
Dhaka dwellers crowded kitchen markets for panic buying after the government announced a countrywide ‘lockdown’ for seven days from April 5-11 to tackle the second wave of COVID-19.
The Bangladesh National Seed Board has approved the release of the newest biofortified zinc rice variety in the country: the BRRI dhan100.
United Nations agencies have stepped up their efforts to assist thousands of Rohingya refugee families left homeless after last week’s devastating fire at the Kutupalong refugee camp in southern Bangladesh.
There is a likelihood of further deterioration in acute food insecurity in over 20 countries in the coming months, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP).
Prices of most vegetable items have doubled in the capital’s kitchen markets compared to a week before, according to consumers.
This Ramadan, Amari Dhaka will be captivating Gulf of Arabic traditions with modern flair yet again, by offering a number of dining tastes and cuisines at Amaya Food Gallery & Cascade Lounge.
At a critical juncture on the road to the UN Food Systems Summit, three UN rights experts warn that it will fail to be a ‘people’s summit’ unless it is urgently rethought.
Chapainawabganj, Mar 22: Mango growers in Chapainawabganj are expecting a bumper yield of mango this year, thanks to the favourable weather.
The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen has warned that the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, is rapidly deteriorating as Yemenis, including women and children, face hunger, injury and death.
A tremendous excitement surrounds his joining as he promises to introduce a modern contemporary line of dishes, many of which are a first here in Bangladesh.
It is vital that indigenous peoples, local communities and peasant farmers, especially women, are properly included in policy development and decision-making on food systems.
Hunger and famine will persist and there will be unequal recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic unless more women in rural and urban areas hold leadership positions with increased decision-making power.
Scientific solutions that link interdisciplinary research with local communities are vital to tackling global hunger, amid the perfect storm of climate change and COVID-19.
Cross-cutting strategies that tie nutrition to wider agricultural, health and social protection systems, the climate agenda and other SDGs are needed to build more resilience against future shocks to food systems.
More than 930 million tonnes of food sold in 2019 landed in waste bins, according to new UN research, released on Thursday.
A two-month government ban on catching, selling, hoarding and transporting hilsa began on Sunday midnight with a view to boost its production.
Jatiya Pitha Utsab (National Rice Cake Festival) began on the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) ground in Dhaka on Tuesday.