“Bangladesh Awakening” video

The “Bangladesh Awakening” video was produced for the Bangladesh Food Security Investment Forum 2010, which was held in Dhaka from May 26-27, 2010.

Welcome to the Bangladesh Food Security Investment Forum 2010

© J.Bergsma, IFPRI

With the highest population density in the world, little arable land, and extreme weather patterns, Bangladesh has often struggled to feed its population well. However, the country has also achieved some important successes: Bangladesh tripled its annual rice production in the space of only three decades and, prior to the 2007-2008 food price crisis, became food self-sufficient. Read more