27 May 2010
Speaking at the Bangladesh Food Security Investment Forum in Dhaka recently, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stressed that agricultural development must be accompanied by renewed efforts to tackle the problems of undernutrition and food access, if sustainable food security is to be achieved in Bangladesh.
1 March 2010
English cricketing stars took time out from their tour of Bangladesh for a match against children from a primary school in Dhaka who receive food assistance from WFP. The visit was part of the ongoing Cricket Against Hunger partnership.
10 February 2010
In schools across Bangladesh, WFP is using conjuring tricks to make poor children laugh… and learn about health and nutrition. The new Enter-educate Magic Shows in 100 schools will also dazzle students and their parents with the benefits of school meals.
23 December 2009
Britain’s star chef Tommy Miah went to the Kutupalong refugee camp recently to help show women inhabitants the importance of nutrition and a balanced diet. While there, he gave a demonstration of how best to use the ingredients available in the camp.
18 December 2009
WFP’s first Chinese Ambassador Against Hunger, the legendary gymnast Li Ning, visited Bangladesh recently to meet some of the 400,000 women and children who have received China's help through WFP.
21 September 2009
For Samya Begum, hunger is never far away. She lives in a part of Bangladesh that is prone to flooding and a heavy monsoon can be the difference between having food and not having it. She is an example of why climate is a hunger issue and why climate change will produce more hunger.
16 September 2009
There are more hungry people in the world today than ever before. In many developing countries the poor cannot afford to buy food. At the same time, economic woes mean that many rich countries have cut back on funding for food assistance. It's a recipe for disaster.
15 September 2009
Fancy Rajshahi, a 40-year-old Bangladeshi woman who lives in grinding poverty, was thrilled earlier this year when she started to receive bags of fortified wheat flour from WFP to help nourish her three boys. Now it seems her good luck could be about to vanish.
15 September 2009
In Bangladesh WFP is reaching barely 1 million people out of a target 5 million who cannot afford to buy the food they need for their families.
1 September 2009
Marginalised women in Bangladesh are receiving food and a sense of empowerment thanks to a programme run by WFP and the government of Bangladesh. Alongside monthly wheat flour rations, it offers business training and teaches participants about their rights.
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- Bangladesh: Floods leave thousands food insecure Source: IRIN
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- US wheat for school feeding programme in Bangladesh Source: Gulf Times
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