Causes Of Food Problem In Bangladesh

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Food Problem in Bangladesh Introduction:ours is a developing country. Our country is best with many problems. Food problem amounts to one of them. This problem has stood as a great impediment to the smooth running of our country. History of the past:we learn from the history that Bangladesh had palm days in the past. Then all the villages were almost self-sufficient in all respects. They were fully self-sufficient in food production. Then all the barns were full of paddy; all the ponds were full of fish; all the sheds were full of cattle; farmers had sweet songs in their lips and all the houses were flowing with immense peace and happiness. But days are almost gone from amongst us. Now food problem has become the burning question of the day. Causes of food problem: many are the causes of food problem in our country. There are: a) Population explosion: population explosion is the major cause of food problem. The food production cannot keep pace with increasing rate of population. Here population is increasing by a geometrical progression and food production is increasing by an arithmetical progression. This is why, every year we had to import a huge quantity of food grains by spending much of our hard-earned foreign currency. b) Declining of cultivable land: our land under cultivation is declining day by day with the increasing population. A large amount of our limited cultivatable land is being used as house building. Setting up industries, educational institutions

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