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Moderate Livelihood and Food Security of Rural People: In Light of Some Food Security Programs in Bangladesh

1Mitra & Associates, Iqbal Road, Mohammadpu, Dhaka, Bangladesh


World Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 2015, Vol. 1 No. 1, 18-23
DOI: 10.12691/wjssh-1-1-4
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Nilima Ahmed. Moderate Livelihood and Food Security of Rural People: In Light of Some Food Security Programs in Bangladesh. World Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 2015; 1(1):18-23. doi: 10.12691/wjssh-1-1-4.

Correspondence to: Nilima  Ahmed, Mitra & Associates, Iqbal Road, Mohammadpu, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Email: nilimaahmed@hotmail.com

Abstract

This qualitative paper focuses on the objective of effectiveness, setbacks and gap of several food security programs in Bangladesh mainly on Care’s Shouhardo II program and several Government programs. The paper used qualitative data of Midterm survey of Shouhardo II program specified on specific objective 1 which was on food security. FGDs were conducted among 124 participants of four livelihood categories of Shouhardo II program and the findings are programs has improved the food insecurity condition in a extent by providing a moderate livelihood to the beneficiaries by supporting from various level and government programs just work in emergency and periodic to save people from crisis.

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