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Food Crisis Looms in Bangladesh

April 29, 2008 • News

Thanks to Steve Kurtz for this article.
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For a 13-year-old boy in this impoverished, teeming city, some things are more important than classes — rice, for one.

“I need to eat first, then school,” said Mohammad Hasan, standing at the back of a line of hundreds of people waiting to pick up government-subsidized rice.

With the price of food skyrocketing around the world, desperately poor and overpopulated Bangladesh is considered one of the world’s most vulnerable nations.

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