Most of the villagers have started incorporating zinc rice into their daily diets. Begum played a central part in making this happen.
Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) in a drive on Tuesday seized a huge quantity of counterfeit fruit drinks and carbonated beverages from Ashulia in Dhaka.
a new partnership will help tackle undernutrition in the ready-made garment (RMG) industry by introducing essential nutrition services and support for working mothers and pregnant women in PVH suppliers’ factories in Bangladesh.
The supple flesh and intense flavour of the luscious mango from Bangladesh’s Satkhira district are all set to drive Europeans mad.
Almost half of the population in the Central African Republic (CAR) are likely to suffer from high levels of acute food insecurity between April and August of this year
The homemaker made her way to MasterChef Australia Season 13 with her sardines in green mango broth, served with black lentils, beetroot and blood orange bhorta.
A resilient and abundant ocean is essential to tackling climate change and key to providing sustainable food and jobs that boost recovery around the world.
A major cash crop for over three million small farm households in Bangladesh, jute is no longer considered a ‘golden fibre’ in Khulna.
Eating seasonally is not a magic solution to this injustice, but it certainly can be more nutritious, fresh, and economically vibrant for everyone.
Africa must keep its eye on long-term development needs. IITA will play its role in equipping the next generation to advance agriculture and feed the people of Africa.
“Input supplies should go beyond basic inputs like seeds and fertilisers, we should also encourage the use of digital tools across the agricultural value chain,” Amolegbe added.
The world-first algae milk uses a fraction of the energy, water and land as cow’s milk, but is just as nutritious, says its inventor.
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.