“Modernization of Agriculture & food security in Bangladesh” How it’s possible?
this report we mention the problems and opportunities related to the Agriculture andalso discuss about the possible ways to archive Food security.
Overview of Bangladesh
Bangladesh is a developing country of South Asia region. It is surrounded by the Bayof Bengal in the south and borders on India and Myanmar. Its total land areaincluding rivers is 1, 47,570 square k.m. The boarders of present-dayBangladesh were establishing with the partition of Bengal and India in 1947,when the region became the eastern wing of the newly formed Pakistan. Thecountry free from Pakistan in 1971 at 16th December and its present populationis 1.65 billion. Bangladesh is a Muslim majority country. Most of theBangladeshis people live in rural area and they earn their living from
. The economy of
is constituted by that of a
in 2008 was US$670. According tothe gradation by the
(IMF), Bangladesh rankedas the
in the world in 2008, with a gross domestic product (GDP) of US$224,889 million and its growth rate was 6.5. In 2008, the
rate was 9.4% and 38% people lived below poverty line.While more than half of the GDP belongs to the service sector (53.7%), nearly two-thirds (63%) of Bangladeshis are employed in the agriculture sector. This sector becomes large employment source for illiterate people. Most of the raw materials of manufacturing sector come from Agriculture sector. Because of population growthand industrilization, day by day our agricultural lands are decreasing. In this setuationevery year peoples of Bangladesh fall in food crisis. For this crisis the essential foods price is incrising day by day. To reduce this price haiking the government of Bangladesh import essential foods item from foreign countries. But it is soo costeffective for government. The government of Bangladesh realizes the importance of
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