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Nutrition sensitive agriculture vital to face malnutrition: Experts
Published :Monday, 11 April, 2016,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 8

Developing countries like Bangladesh are struggling to deal with food and nutritional challenges, they need to promote nutrition sensitive agriculture to prevent malnutrition problems of the people.
Around 40 percent children in Bangladesh are suffering from different magnitude of malnutrition and this rate of undernourished children is even higher than many Sab-Saharan countries, they told a symposium on "Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture in Bangladesh" at the auditorium of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council here.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in cooperation with Helen Keller International, International Food Policy Research Institute(IFPRI) and World Fish Centre organized the symposium.
Agriculture Secretary Mohammad Moinuddin Abdullah, Food Secretary AM Badrudduja, FAO Representative in Bangladesh Mike Robson, Executive Director of Power and Participation Research Centre Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman, Executive Chairman of Bangladesh Agriculture Research among others, addressed.     ?BSS










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