Thursday, February 22, 2024

Bangladesh may feel the heat

Grain Exporters’ Protectionism Bangladesh may feel the heat   Bangladesh might get hurt by rising world agricultural prices due to protectionism of grain exporting countries. “Export taxes and export restrictions lower prices domestically [in exporting countries] but increases world food prices, thereby affecting food importing countries like Bangladesh,” said Antoine Bouet, a senior research fellow of ... Read more

Trend setter — just needs little fixing

Safety Net Schemes Trend setter — just needs little fixing Int’l policy workshop sees land scarcity, huge poverty-struck population as major challenges to ensure food security Bangladesh spent 2.8 billion dollars last year on social safety net programmes (SSNPs) and is a global leader in dimensions of social protection. But with 27 million of its ... Read more