Bangladesh’s food imports reach second highest in 10 years

Floods of last year, pandemic-induced difficulties in the agricultural sector and inability to maintain a good food reserve behind the rise, officials say Bangladesh imported 6.6 million tonnes of food grains in the just ended 2020-21 fiscal year, hitting a three-year record. The import volume of this tax is also the second highest in a decade, according to statistics from …

Bangladesh: Population Movement Operation Update Report, Emergency Appeal # MDRBD018 (EPoA Update # 11) – Bangladesh

Summary of the operation update The population movement operation is in its fourth year and is a response to the protracted crisis involving internally displaced people from Rakhine State in Myanmar, living in an overcrowded camp of 866,457 people (188,540 households). The influx of IDPs who crossed the border from Myanmar peaked in August 2017, and the large number of …

18th Bangladesh Business Awards: laurels for business heroes

DHL, The Daily Star honor 2 businessmen, 2 institutions Staff Correspondent Sat Jul 6, 2019 12:00 AM From left to right, Mominul Islam, Managing Director of IPDC Finance Ltd; Azam J Chowdhury, President of East Coast Group; NR Narayana Murthy, founder of Infosys; Gowher Rizvi, International Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister; Hafizur Rahman Khan, President of Runner Group; Qamrun …