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BANGLADESH: Indigenous farmers face seed crisis | IRIN Asia

Farmers in parts of Bangladesh’s southeastern Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) face a seed crisis that is undermining the food security of thousands, the World Food Programme (WFP) says.

“The challenge that the villagers are now facing is the lack of available seeds due to non-cultivation for two years,” Christa Rader, country director of WFP in Bangladesh, told IRIN from Dhaka.

Read more here: IRIN Asia | BANGLADESH: Indigenous farmers face seed crisis | Bangladesh | Food Security | Human Rights.

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