FOOD SECURITY INTERVENTIONS BY LOCAL GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS AND NGOS IN BANGLADESH: CASES FROM SOME DISADVANTAGED AREAS

Authors

  • MOHAMMAD MOHABBAT KHAN, PHD Professor (Retd.), Department of Public Administration, University of Dhaka & Honorable Member, University Grants Commission (UGC), Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • KRISHNA KUMAR SAHA Lecturer, Department of Public Administration, Comilla University, Comilla.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46291/IJOSPERvol6iss1pp54-68

Keywords:

Food Security, Social Safety Net, Hardcore Poor, Local Government Institutions-NGO Intervention.

Abstract

This paper makes the case for why interventions by Local Government Institutions and non-government organizations are important tools for managing the risk of food security. The use of intervention is advocated to prevent and mitigate the impact of food insecurity related hazards and to cope with the impacts of its implications. Firstly, the paper explores the implications of food insecurity. Learning from the responses of a number of recent cases we plan to map the intervention mechanisms by Local Government Institutions and non-government organizations. Secondly, the paper considers what Local Government Institutions and non-government organizations are doing to overcome food insecurity. Finally, recommendations are offered for more effective intervention mechanism.

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Published

2019-04-04

How to Cite

MOHAMMAD MOHABBAT KHAN, PHD, & KRISHNA KUMAR SAHA. (2019). FOOD SECURITY INTERVENTIONS BY LOCAL GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS AND NGOS IN BANGLADESH: CASES FROM SOME DISADVANTAGED AREAS. International Journal of Social, Political and Economic Research, 6(1), 54-68. https://doi.org/10.46291/IJOSPERvol6iss1pp54-68

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