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একটি পরিবারের নীরব আর্তনাদ

শ্রদ্ধেয় স্যার ও ম্যাডাম, আমার সালাম নিবেন। অনুগ্রহ করে আমার এই ইমেইল খারাপভাবে নিবেন না। আমি আপনাদের কারো মেয়ে আর কারো ছোট বোন এর মতো। আমার নাম আল্পনা, আমি বর্তমানে নারায়ণগঞ্জ এর ফতুল্লাহ থানার, শিবু মার্কেট, এলাকায় পরিবার নিয়ে ভাড়া বাসায় বাস করছি। আমার পরিবারে ৪ জন সদস্য। আমার স্বামী আশুলিয়া, সাভার এ একটা প্রাইভেট কোম্পানিতে চাকরি করছিল। Read More »

A step forward in fighting hunger

– Dr Bandar Hajjar The title seems both mysterious and exciting! To cut the reader’s confusion short, the title is related to the Saudi Project for the Utilization of Hajj Meat. It simply means that, last year, the project was able to slaughter about a million livestock in 84 hours and distributed them to deserving beneficiaries in 27 countries of ... Read More »

Govt ‘mocking’ people’s hunger: BNP

BNP on Friday alleged that the government is ‘mocking with the hunger of people” at this time of dangerous coronavirus pandemic. “Ministers and MPs are harvesting raw paddy to show that they’re with farmers. This not the way of serving people. The government is mocking with the hunger of the poor instead of tackling the famine-like situation caused by the ... Read More »

Mitigate Covid-19 caused hunger surge before it is too late

By Marco V. Sánchez Cantillo ROME, Apr 28 2020 (IPS) – Many uncertainties haunt the world’s campaign to counter the COVID-19 pandemic, but one thing is now sure: Global economic activity will suffer greatly, with large-scale consequences for the incomes and welfare of all, but especially for the most vulnerable food import-dependent countries. Read More »

A $650 mn pledge aimed at eradicating extreme hunger by 2030

By Thalif Deen UN, Nov 22 2019 (IPS) – When a coalition of international donors pledged more than $650 million to provide assistance to over 300 million smallholder farmers in developing countries, the primary aim was to help increase agricultural and livestock production besieged by droughts, floods and other natural disasters triggered by climate change– mostly in sub-Saharan Africa and ... Read More »

Global hunger threatening families because of climate change

By Siddharth Chatterjee Nairobi, Kenya, May 2019 (IPS) – There is barely a corner of human life that will not be affected by climate change, and some of its impacts are already being felt. Consider this, 821 million people are now hungry and over 150 million children stunted, putting the hunger eradication goal, SDG 2, at risk. Today 15 May, ... Read More »