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ANALYSIS OF FOOD PRODUCTION AND POVERTY REDUCTION OF BANGLADESH

Haradhan Mohajan ()

Annals of Spiru Haret University, Economic Series, 2018, vol. 9, issue 1, 191-205

Abstract: This study aims to investigate the food production and poverty reduction of Bangladesh in brief. Although the country faces various problems for the economic progress since the independent in 1971, in the last forty-eight years, the increase of food production and poverty reduction of the country became remarkably. Bangladesh is a densely populated developing country in the southern Asia. The Government of Bangladesh is trying efficiently to reduce poverty of the country. In Bangladesh, about 20% of the populations still live below the poverty line, heavily undernourished with inadequate access to safe and nutritious food for a healthy life. The data of the study were collected through the secondary sources of the country. In Bangladesh, during 2000 to 2005, income poverty reduced from 48.9% to 40.0%, 2010 to 2016 reduced from 31.50% to 20%, and in 2018 it is expected to be reduce to 16%. An attempt has been taken here to show the ways to increase more food production and poverty reduction of the country.

Keywords: food; poverty reduction; inflation; GDP; subsidies in food; economic development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q18 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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