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    Govt plans to import 11 lakh MT food in 2018-19 fiscal, says DG food

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:06am on April 03, 2018

    The government had a plan to import another 11 lakh metric tonnes of food grain in the next 2018-19 fiscal, said the top food official...

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    Mro, Marma families of Thanchi migrating to Myanmar facing food crisis

    Our Correspondent . Bandarban | Updated at 06:37pm on April 01, 2018

    A number of families from Mro and Marma communities in Thanchi and Alikadam of Bandarban have migrated to Myanmar in the...

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    Waterbirds decreasing in coastal belt

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 02:05am on March 17, 2018

    Appearance of waterbirds fell sharply in the country’s coastal belt over the last year, according the latest coastal bird census done in January....

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    Ecology-unfriendly policies risk food security

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 08, 2018

    SOIL infertility that looms as an impending threat to food security warrants adequate government attention. In a research report of the Soil Resource and Development...

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    Food inflation upsurge likely, to affect low-income people: UO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 05, 2018

    Unnayan Onneshan, a local think-tank, has said that the recent hike in fuel oil price and high import of consumer goods were likely to result...

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    On the food police, rural populism and killing

    by Raj Patel | Updated at 12:05am on February 27, 2018

    FOOD cultures have become a battleground for authoritarian populism. Moral panics around food have fanned violence with impunity...

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    Govt must take up Rohingya food status issue seriously

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 07, 2018

    FOUR out of five of the Rohingyas living in shelters in Cox’s Bazar — after fleeing persecution by Myanmar’s military forces in their homeland of...

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    Agora chairman gets bail

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:16am on December 29, 2017

    Chairman of superstore Agora, Niaz Rahim, was granted bail on Thursday evening, a few hours after he was sentenced to imprisonment for two years in...

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    Food grain imports soar by 124pc in July-Oct

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 01, 2017

    Despite slump in capital machinery import, country’s overall import payments rose by 6.96 per cent in July-October due to a sharp increase in food grains...

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    Production shortfall put poor in peril

    Shakhawat Hossain with Jasim Uddin and Md Owasim Uddin Bhuiyan | Updated at 12:05am on November 17, 2017

    The poor and low-income groups continue to suffer from price hike of essentials, especially rice, because of shortfall in production caused by prolonged floods and...