Determinants of household food security in rural Bangladesh: an imperial analysis of farm level data

Authors

  • KS Rahman Scientific Officer, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur
  • MK Hasan Chief Scientific Officer, Agricultural Statistics & ICT, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur
  • M Hasan Scientific Officer, Farm Machinery and Post-harvest Process Engineering Division, BARI, Gazipur, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjar.v44i4.45700

Keywords:

food security, population, food production

Abstract

The study endeavors to estimate the food security status and identify the determinants of food security among households in Hakimpur Upazila in Dinajpur district, Bangladesh. it was found that households of Hakimpur upazila in Dinajpur district were food insecure during the period of the survey. Number of dependents, income of household head, age of household head and level of education were found to significantly influence household head food security in the study area positively. It is recommended that social security measures must ensure that the benefits of public efforts to improve food security and nutrition are universal. Human rights based practices are preferable.

Bangladesh J. Agril. Res. 44(4): 649-658, December 2019

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Published

2020-03-01

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Rahman, K., Hasan, M., & Hasan, M. (2020). Determinants of household food security in rural Bangladesh: an imperial analysis of farm level data. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research, 44(4), 649–658. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjar.v44i4.45700

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