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Climate Change Hunger Tag

29 Aug

1cr people in Bangladesh at risk of climate change hunger in 2030

Climate change and a trembling global situation are posing an increasing risk and direct threat of starvation for one crore people in Bangladesh, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) warns. The international organisation, in its "2022 Global Food Policy Report: climate change and food system", launched at a hotel in Dhaka, highlighted that in Bangladesh, climate change will reduce agricultural productivity and disrupt supply chains, putting pressure on livelihoods, threatening to significantly increase hunger and malnutrition.  Disruption in the export-import of goods and a price hike in agricultural equipment due to ongoing war situations and a global economic downturn will also cut agricultural productivity in the country, it added.  For the aforementioned reasons, the impact of climate change will pose a threat...
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