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No major food shortage in Bangladesh, says World Bank

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Published: 16:07, 19 August 2022   Update: 16:43, 19 August 2022
No major food shortage in Bangladesh, says World Bank

The World Bank said, there is no major food shortage in Bangladesh as of July. Bangladesh is in a better position even though other countries are facing inflation pressure.

World Bank's South Asia Food Security Update revealed the information on Thursday (August 18).

Although food price inflation remains at a multiyear high in South Asian countries.

The world bank in its report has praised the various steps taken by the Bangladesh government in food security.

According to the reports, food inflation has reached the highest in South Asian countries. But Bangladesh and Nepal have not seen major food shortages as of July 2022. Pakistan has experienced some decreases in wheat and rice production (because of lack of fertilizer and a heat wave), and Bhutan and Sri Lanka are experiencing significant shortages in domestic food supply.

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