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Organic sack garden ensuring nutrition and improve the food security on small scale households

Hossain, Shaikh Tanveer and Akter, Salma (2011) Organic sack garden ensuring nutrition and improve the food security on small scale households. In: Proceedings of 17th IFOAM Organic World Congress 2011.

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An experiment was conducted in Gazipur district of Bangladesh in 2009 to study the effect of sack/bag gardening method for the first time in Bangladesh and to observe the suitability and opportunities of the method in context of Bangladesh that one of the most vulnarable country in the world with recent climate change. The peoples who are disadvangatage and living in unfavaourable ecosystems can able to grow and cook their own vegetables and have more diversiy in their diet by growing high nutritional products. The overall objective is to improve peoples ability to be food secure and more specifically are to increase the household food consumption and production also to increase their income through these activities. From the study it was observed that the vegetable production by sack gardenining method was a effective technology and received a attention from the household communities. It was also obsearved that the households consumption pattarn has changed in some extent with practicing the technology.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Subjects:"Organics" in general
Farming Systems
Knowledge management
Research affiliation:Bangladesh
Deposited By: Hossain, Dr Shaikh Tanveer
ID Code:29180
Deposited On:28 Jul 2015 09:22
Last Modified:28 Jul 2015 09:25
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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