Hidden hunger is a big problem in Bangladesh. Therefore potential sectors that can develop more diverse yet affordable food should be supported. These are the horticulture, fishery and dairy sector.
The chances are multiple; from food supply, farmer production, processing, logistics to distribution, retail and specific pro-poor consumer products.
Satkhira is a poor district in Bangladesh, situated in the coastal area. This causes high salinity in the groundwater, and prevents many crops from growing.
To develop new seeds that are salt resistant for growing diverse crops.
Business opportunities locally and the added value on nutrition for food security and the contribution of the dairy, fish and horticultural sector to this purpose.
Value chain dairy production Bangladesh