Swiss detail extra security measures for Biden-Putin summit

GENEVA (AP) Swiss authorities plan to temporarily restrict airspace over the city of Geneva and to deploy up to 3,000 troops and police officers as part of extra security for the summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden next week. Switzerland s seven-member executive body, the Federal Council, approved temporary security […]

Speakers: Food system resilience needed to ensure food security

The dialogue was hosted under the Ministry of Food as a run-up event to the United Nations Food Summit to be hosted later this year Speakers at a national dialogue have stressed the need of building food system resilience in order to ensure safe and nutritious food for all. “Bangladesh is committed to continuing in […]

FAO lauds Hasina’s leadership in attaining food security in Bangladesh

FAO lauds Hasina's leadership in attaining food security in Bangladesh

Qu Dongyu, director-general of FAO shared his deep appreciation during a ceremony marking the presentation of Letter of Credence by Md Shameem Ahsan, Bangladesh ambassador to Italy Collected/ UNB Ambassador Ahsan appreciated FAO for their active support to develop the agriculture sector transformation plan in Bangladesh Qu Dongyu, director-general (DG) of the Food and Agriculture […]

Static Boro rice production may pose food security risk for Bangladesh

'Fair price' makes mustard farmers happy

YASIR WARDAD | Published: May 11, 2021 09:16:41 | Updated: May 11, 2021 14:34:42 Boro production has remained almost static for the past three consecutive seasons, raising concern over the future food security of Bangladesh. Experts opined that monopoly cultivation of some selected varieties has been making rice production vulnerable during Boro season as temperature […]

Ban on Chemical Fertilizer a Threat to Food Security

Ban on Chemical Fertilizer a Threat to Food Security

The ban on the import of chemical fertilizer makes sense to some and not to others; however it has far reaching implications for food security. In the pre independence era, the population of the country was around five million with over 80 per cent of the land mass under forest coverage and massive tea, rubber […]

China push for global power tops US security threats: Intel report

Reuters | Published: April 14, 2021 12:44:13 | Updated: April 14, 2021 18:25:50 China’s push for global power is the leading threat to US national security, while Russia’s efforts to undermine American influence and assert itself as a major actor also pose a challenge, said a US intelligence report released on Tuesday. The 2021 Annual […]