The COVID-19 pandemic has had profound implications for food security and nutrition. A number of overlapping and reinforcing dynamics have emerged such as disruptions to food supply chains; loss of income and livelihoods; a widening of inequality; disruptions to social protection programs; altered food environments; and uneven food prices in localized contexts.
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BD scientists submit 304 genome sequences of Covid-19
Dhaka, Jan 13 – Bangladesh has sequenced 304 genomes of Covid-19 so far and submitted to Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID).
Partex Group chairman MA Hashem dies of Covid-19
Dhaka, Dec 24 – Partex Group founder chairman and former Member of Parliament MA Hashem passed away at a city hospital early Thursday after contracting coronavirus. He was 77.
47 more die of COVID-19; 2,211 fresh cases reported
Dhaka, Aug 28: Bangladesh Friday recorded 47 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 2,211 fresh cases overnight. The recovery count rose to 1,96,836 after another 3,378 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate…
Don’t be misled by lower figures of Covid-19 cases
Bangladesh on Saturday reported 2,686 new Covid-19 cases as against 2,949 cases reported on Friday, a drop by 263 cases just in a day. Ordinarily, this would look like an improvement in the coronavirus situation in the country. But when…
Addressing the effects of COVID-19 on Bangladesh agriculture
Prof. Dr. Md. Sekender Ali The Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic is a crisis of a completely different magnitude and it requires a response of unprecedented scale. Public and private Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services (AEAS) of Bangladesh should come…
Pope Francis urges people not to ‘yield to fear’ of covid-19
Pope Francis has urged people not to “yield to fear” over coronavirus, calling on them to be “messengers of life in a time of death”. The leader of the Roman Catholic Church was speaking at his Easter vigil service on…