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How the global fertilizer shortage will affect food

We are currently witnessing the beginning of a global food crisis, fueled by the ripple effects of a pandemic and more recently rising fuel prices and conflict in Ukraine. There were already obvious logistical problems with transporting grain and food around the world, which will now be considerably worse because of the war. But a […]

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Leveraging Technology to Improve Financial Inclusion in the United States

By Ismail Amla, Executive Vice President, Professional Services, NCR Corporation The benefits of financial inclusion are known and numerous. Households that lack access to bank accounts or relatively affordable mechanisms for receiving, paying, and spending money end up spending a significantly higher percentage of their income on cash-intensive financial options. These options, like money orders […]

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The Three Ps: Pakistan, Population, Poverty

File photo. Tauseef Mustafa — AFP Without sustained efforts to introduce population control, Pakistan is unlikely to prosper in the way envisioned by Prime Minister Imran Khan. write everyday Dawn on February 2, columnist Zahid Husain linked Pakistan’s population to security, meaning the state might not last if the people living there are allowed to […]

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Giving clothes and food is not the best way to support Ukrainian refugees

When you see the images and videos coming out of Ukraine, it’s hard not to want to help as hundreds of thousands of refugees, mostly women and children, flee for their lives. But charity professionals know very well that in many cases, good deeds often lead to bad results. The 2010 earthquake in Haiti is […]

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70% of the population vaccinated, WHO target achieved

Bangladesh received an additional 10 million doses of Pfizer vaccine from the United States via Covax TBS Report February 28, 2022, 8:45 p.m. Last modification: February 28, 2022, 9:48 PM A long queue of female vaccine candidates waiting to be vaccinated in Demra Syndicate Ward No 4 of Pabna during a special vaccination campaign on […]

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Health Challenges of Bangladesh’s Aging Population

Hasnat M Alamgir | Published: February 23, 2022 9:33:10 p.m. | Update: February 28, 2022 9:06:26 p.m. According to estimates, the proportion of elderly people (over 60 years old) in Bangladesh will be 22% in 2050 with about 36 million people compared to 8% currently with about 13 million people. This suggests that for every […]

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The president’s focus on the population issue

As the country’s population is increasing at a rapid rate, putting a huge strain on available resources, President Dr Arif Alvi has taken it upon himself to highlight the problem of population explosion and this became evident when he had a detailed interaction with senior journalists highlighting the key role of the media. in the […]

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75% of target population of Bangladesh vaccinated (minister)

Health Minister Zahid Maleque. — File photo. A total of 75% of Bangladesh’s target population has been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in the country, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said on Thursday. “Already 10 million doses of vaccine have been administered and 75% of the 12 million people have been placed on the vaccination programme,” he […]

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Canada’s population growth doubles G7 rate due to record immigration

Canada’s population reached nearly 37 million in 2021, growing almost twice as fast as the world’s other largest developed economies thanks to record immigration, the national statistics office said Wednesday. “One thing that hasn’t changed in five years is that Canada remains the fastest growing country in the G7,” Statistics Canada said in a release […]

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75% of the target population fully vaccinated

Seventy-five percent of the target population have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in the country, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said on Thursday. “Already 100 million doses of vaccine have been administered and 75% of people out of 120 million people have been placed on the vaccination programme,” he said during a program on the occasion of […]

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Entire Bangladeshi population to be vaccinated by December

All residents of the country will receive the two doses of vaccines and the booster against Covid-19 by December in line with the target, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said on Monday. “Bangladesh has been successful in its vaccination campaign. About 10 million people in the country have been vaccinated so far,” he said in an […]

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Vaccination of Qawmi Madrasa students, floating population will start tomorrow

The health directorate is ready to roll out the special Covid-19 vaccination campaign on Sunday for students at the Qawmi Madrasa and residents of the capital’s floating communities. A makeshift vaccination center will be set up at Kamalapur railway station in the capital to vaccinate the floating group from tomorrow afternoon, the Secretary of the […]

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Be on the road to food security

NILRATAN HALDER | Published: February 03, 2022 22:38:56 Circuit court campaigns against adulterated and unsafe foods have become almost routine, albeit commonplace. The magistrates under whose direction the raids are carried out impose heavy fines and sometimes close factories—mainly in cases of illegal and clandestine operations. Elements involved in criminal practices are even sent to […]

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Population and Security – Journal

IT is a rapidly unfolding nightmare scenario. Yet the threat posed by the population explosion to national security is absent from our political discourse. Apart from a fleeting reference to population management, the seriousness of the problem is not sufficiently recognized in the recently launched Integrated National Security Policy (NSP). There is no clear strategy […]

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Awareness needed to ensure food safety

Everyone, including producers and consumers, will need to be more aware of safe and nutritious food because food can be adulterated at any time, Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder said on Wednesday. “Greater awareness is key to ensuring food security,” he said during a program held at the capital’s BIAM Foundation auditorium, marking National Food […]

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Food insecurity soars in 20 hunger hotspots

On International Day of Education, we call on world leaders to transform the way we deliver education. The clock is turning. As a global community, we are committed to providing universal and equitable education by 2030. It takes just eight short years to get a quarter of a billion children into school. While remarkable efforts […]

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Demographic time bomb: can it be avoided?

Recently, a political debate workshop was organized on population by a political institute where my recommendations were not integrated into the final draft. Therefore, we sought to write about it independently to alert the world to the demographic time bomb in the South Asian region. Although it is difficult to overcome this problem, it is […]

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Asia-Pacific: only 5% of the region’s population owns 70% of its total wealth

Asia-Pacific, Featured, Food and Agriculture, Featured, Poverty and SDGs, TerraViva United Nations Poverty and the SDGs Credit: Amantha Perera/IPS MADRID, Jan 18, 2022 (IPS) – The Asia-Pacific region is experiencing growing inequality while recording impressive economic growth and poverty reduction. These strong inequalities persist in the region, with almost 2 out of 4 people still […]

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32.53% of population fully immunized in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has been able to fully vaccinate 32.53 percent of its total population as of Thursday, according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO). A total of 85,187,677 people received a single dose while 56,168,790 people received both doses. Another 572,863 people received booster doses. First-dose recipients include 41,011,503 men and 41,041,427 women. Of […]

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Food Banks, Kill the Bill and Doctor Who: The Big Issue’s Most Read 2021 Stories

9. Roger Taylor: “I just wish I could say goodbye to Freddie” Queen’s drummer Roger Taylor. Image: Xavier Vila The Big Issue’s Letter To My Younger Self series makes a point of interviewing interesting people, asking them to look back on their lives and give each other some advice at 16. This high-profile interview with […]

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Africa’s demographic boom is not synonymous with a demographic dividend

A few years ago, John Magufuli, the former president of Tanzania, urged women to “throw away their contraceptives” and “keep reproducing” to make their country strong. Magufuli, a Covid denier, is now dead – of the Covid. But his opinions endure. The idea of ​​limiting population growth in Africa is controversial, often for good reasons. […]

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Challenge of meeting the needs of the aging population

Kazi Farzana Sharmin and Hasnat M Alamgir | Posted: Dec. 18, 2021, 9:00 p.m. The current median age of the population of Bangladesh is 27.6 years and within a decade it will grow to 31.6 years; this suggests continued demographic change, and the available evidence suggests that it will become more evident in the years […]

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United Nations Population Fund appeals for $ 835 million to support people in crisis

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has appealed for $ 835 million to help people in crisis. The goal is to reach more than 54 million women, girls and young people in 61 countries, with the Covid-19 epidemic and other challenges, according to reports. “It is crucial to understand that sexual and reproductive health treatments […]

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Restaurant owners require one stop shopping for licensing, VAT for all food stores

BROA leaders also suggested renewing all licenses with three years validity. Bangladesh Restaurant Owners Association (BROA) has introduced a one stop service system to license catering businesses in the country and also subject all food stores, including street vendors, to value added tax ( VAT). They alleged that they currently have to apply to 11 […]

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BFSA adopts policy to limit trans fats in food

FE REPORT | Posted: 02, 2021, 11:10 a.m. The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority adopted the best practice policy under a World Health Organization (WHO) guideline for the regulation of toxic TFAs or trans fatty acids in food. In accordance with the policy, the level of trans fats would be limited with the aim of meeting […]

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Turkey-Bangladesh Business Council discusses views with CCCI

An exchange of views meeting was held on Tuesday between the Turkey-Bangladesh Business Council (TBBC) and leaders of the Chattogram Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) in the Bangabandhu conference hall of the World Trade Center. Hulya Gedi, President of TBBC, led the 13-member Turkish business delegation. Mahbubul Alam, chaired the function while his vice-president […]

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Population explosion

The world population in 1800 was only one billion, which by 2020 had grown to 7.8 billion people. It is expected that by 2100 the world population, if it increases at the same rate, could reach 10.9 billion. Edward O Wilson, a leading sociobiologist at Harvard University, says that with known underground deposits of all […]

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Assam’s deportation campaign in India deepens insecurity for Muslim population in state

MUMBAI – A campaign to evict residents living on government land in northeastern Assam state has increased insecurity among the state’s Muslim population, activists say. rights. Ongoing deportations in the remote state gained national attention after two people were killed in September during one of the campaigns to expel 800 families, mostly Muslim, from Dhalpur, […]

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Rs 20 billion household subsidy to be provided under Prime Minister’s food program: Info Minister

PESHAWAR, Nov 09 (APP): Provincial Minister of Information and Higher Education Kamran Bangash said on Tuesday that a grant of Rs 20 billion would be provided to more than 26 lake households in Khyber Pakthunkhwa in the part of the Prime Minister’s food program over the next six months. Addressing a press conference here at […]

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REHAB: building height restrictions to control population density are impractical

Rajuk prepared a new 20-year DAP for 2016-2035, as the previous DAP, which covered 1,528 square kilometers of the metropolitan city of Dhaka, expired in 2015. MAHMUD HOSSAIN OPU Apartment prices will increase with RAJUK regulations, according to real estate association The proposed 2016-35 Detailed Area Plan (DAP) that the government will soon approve will […]

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The raging hunger in India, a food-surplus nation, has complex factors at play, including pandemic disruption, writes ALI Chougule

Hunger is one of the biggest crises the world faces. According to World Health Organization 2018 estimates, more than 820 million people did not have enough to eat. While the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the crisis of poverty and hunger around the world, in India the situation looks rather grim. In the recently released Global […]

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Almost a quarter of the population of Bangladesh received the first vaccine against Covid

FILE PHOTO: University of Dhaka student shows Covid-19 vaccination card after receiving first dose of Sinopharm vaccine at a temporary vaccination center at the university on Monday, October 4, 2021 Dhaka Tribune More than 20 million people fully vaccinated, according to official data Bangladesh has vaccinated nearly 25% of its population with at least the […]

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Marginalized population faces harassment in using government services: TIB

Marginalized people in the country face discriminatory attitudes in many cases when seeking government services and benefits, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) said today in a study. The study titled “Access of Marginalized Communities to Public Services: An Assessment of Accountability Mechanisms,” published in a webinar today, said the negative mentality of local public officials and […]

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Postal banking is finally a reality in the United States (some)

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed that while we are all interconnected – through the air we breathe, our public health systems, the economy – government is largely absent from American life, leaving us to fend for ourselves as individuals in the so-called “Free market.” The crisis has wreaked economic havoc on American workers. But American […]

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PRO: Postal banking would help lift millions out of poverty and close the racial wealth gap | national news

The U.S. Postal Service recently launched a postal banking pilot program that allows customers to cash paychecks and business checks up to $ 500 in four cities: Washington, Baltimore, the Bronx and Falls Church, Va. . This modest pilot project is the foundation for envisioned more extensive postal banking services that could include bill payment […]

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80% of the population of Bangladesh will be vaccinated by 2022: DGHS

Bangladesh health officials said on Sunday they had set a deadline to vaccinate 80% of Bangladesh’s total population of 170 million by 2022 as part of the government campaign to contain the Covid-19 situation. “We plan to vaccinate 80% of the total population of the country by 2022,” said director general of the general directorate […]

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Bangladesh food security initiative involved in blockchain fish traceability trial – Ledger Insights

Indian software company ByteAlly has partnered with Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity (BANA) to start testing a fish-focused blockchain food traceability program in Bangladesh. Feed the Future is part of the U.S. government’s Hunger and Food Security Initiative, which works with countries around the world to fight poverty, hunger and malnutrition. The […]

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Bangladesh’s food security is not at stake, but universal access must be ensured: experts

Although the UN has warned that protective measures against the coronavirus could jeopardize food security around the world, experts said Bangladesh would likely not face such a problem if the government could guarantee access to the world. population to food because it has a sufficient food supply. They also said the government should not be […]

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BANGLADESH – ASIA Fifth of Bangladesh’s population at risk of flooding and coastal erosion

The effects of rising sea levels, caused by global warming, are more severe than previously thought. About 70 percent of the populations threatened by displacement live in Asia. 110 million people around the world live in areas below the high tide line, according to a new study. Dhaka (AsiaNews / Agencies) – If greenhouse gas […]

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Bangladesh: Food Aid Fact Sheet – August 11, 2017 – Bangladesh

More than 31 percent of Bangladeshis live below the national poverty line, according to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP). Frequent natural disasters, including floods and cyclones, compound the problems caused by the high national poverty rate. In addition to natural disasters, the most socially vulnerable Bangladeshis historically lack access to health and hygiene […]

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The people of Bangladesh are her asset, not a burden: Hasina

She believes, however, that the education system needs a major overhaul. “The increase in population is not a matter of concern. But many are sounding the alarm about the increase in the population, ”she said Thursday. “If we can give them an education, strengthen them with appropriate training, this workforce will be our greatest asset”, […]