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    Emissions alone threaten warming beyond 1.5°C

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2020

    HOW people grow food and the way we use the land is an important, though often overlooked, contributor to climate change. While most people recognise...

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    Govt to formulate policy to limit trans fats in food

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42am on November 07, 2020

    The government has taken an initiative to formulate a policy to check the use of harmful trans fats in food. The technical committee on trans...

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    Soaring food inflation hits people across Bangladesh hard

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:20am on November 05, 2020

    The point-to-point inflation skyrocketed to 6.44 per cent in October, the highest in seven years, due to sharp rise in prices of essential commodities. Soaring...

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    5 lakh cards go to people not eligible for food support

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 02:25am on October 26, 2020

    Over five lakh cards under the Food Friendly Programme have been distributed among people not eligible for the food support meant for the poor, according...

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    Agro-ecology, Nayakrishi and women

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2020

    AGRO-ECOLOGY is an evolving art and practice from a multidisciplinary approach to agriculture. It is now officially adopted into international institutions like the Food and...

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    Worrying trend of declining food consumption

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 04, 2020

    AN UNSTABLE kitchen market and soaring goods prices have made it difficult for people with low and fixed income to survive during the COVID-19 emergency....

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    Inflation rises to 5.68pc in August

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:00pm on September 01, 2020

    The general point-to-point inflation rate slightly increased to 5.68 per cent in August from 5.53 per cent in July due to a rise in food...

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    Processed food instigate activities of ageing chromosomes: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:51pm on September 01, 2020

    People who eat a lot of industrially processed junk food are more likely to exhibit a change in their chromosomes linked to ageing, according to...

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    Urban poor starve as food aid suspended

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:46am on July 29, 2020

    The government has suspended the special open market sale of rice introduced to help the urban poor who were force to slash food consumption after...

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    5pc eat once a day, 87pc face food, nutrition crisis: study

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:51pm on July 16, 2020

    The livelihoods of 98.3 per cent of the country’s poor people have severely been affected by the COVID-19 crisis with 87 per cent of them...