Nutritional deficiency is a major concern in achieving sustainable food and nutrition security, especially in the South Asian nations. Nutritional deficiency, also known as “hidden hunger” is very common in these countries where people’s diet is largely dominated by starchy staples.
A growing population, food price inflation, and frequent natural disasters in Pakistan have raised concerns about the country’s food security. Pakistan’s population depends on wheat and rice to meet their daily food energy requirement but past studies have not provided supply or demand projections for these important cereals. IFPRI researchers bridge this information gap usingRead more
Beginning in the early 1980s, Bangladesh underwent a transition, the government loosened controls and farmers achieved a greater degree of self-sufficiency. Still, this densely populated country remains a net importer of rice and must confront many challenges before becoming a food secure nation.Review of Input and Output Policies for Cereal Production in Bangladesh examines theRead more