A couple of days ago I wrote about the long shadow that the 1974 famine is still casting in Bangladesh today. While things have changed for the better, rising food prices are an issue of concern to many. These pictures were taken during my recent trip to northern Bangladesh, where our research team has been studying a ‘fair markets’ movement of small farmers and shopkeepers.
Naomi Hossain is a Research Fellow in the Participation, Power and Social Change research team at IDS.
Read other recent blog posts by Naomi Hossain:
- The long shadow of famine
- The Good Wife of Development
- Reading Riots
- ‘Squeezed’: how are poor people adjusting to life in a time of food price volatility?