World Bank: Bangladesh to lose one-third of agricultural GDP by 2050

World Bank: Bangladesh to lose one-third of agricultural GDP by 2050

More than 13 million people may become internal climate migrants in Bangladesh by 2050 due to climate change impacts that affect the agriculture sector the most, says a latest study. It projected that one-third of agricultural GDP may be lost in the country due to climate variability and extreme events by 2050. Without action, climate […]

Bangladesh could lose a third of agricultural GDP due to climate effects by 2050: WB

FE ONLINE REPORT | Published: October 31, 2022 14:28:12 | Updated: October 31, 2022 19:22:21 One-third of agricultural GDP could be lost in Bangladesh due to climate variability and extreme events by 2050, the World Bank has said in a report.  Average tropical cyclones cost Bangladesh about $1 billion annually, and over 13 million people […]

Afghanistan, South Korea, Venezuela Lose Bids for UN Rights Body

Afghanistan, South Korea, Venezuela Lose Bids for UN Rights Body

New York —  Afghanistan, South Korea and Venezuela lost their bids Tuesday to serve three-year terms on the U.N. Human Rights Council. With nearly all the 193-member states voting in the General Assembly, Algeria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Chile, Costa Rica, Georgia, Germany, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Morocco, Romania, South Africa, Sudan, and Vietnam were voted onto the 47-member […]

‘Too precious to lose’ | The Daily Star

After Gazipur and Dulahazra, the forest department has finalised plans to build the country’s third safari park in Lathitila forest, located in Moulvibazar’s Juri upazila. But experts said projects like this can prove counterproductive in protecting the biodiversity of the evergreen tropical forest, home to numerous animal species. For all latest news, follow The Daily […]

Potato farmers lose Tk 2,500cr a year: FAO

Farmers turn to sunflowers for a decent profit

The yield is expected to be more than 11 million tonnes this year but domestic demand is only 7.7 million tonnes For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel. Potato farmers in Bangladesh lose at least Tk 2,500 crore every year due to unsold surplus production and post-harvest losses. The Food and […]