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‘Protect lands from degradation’

BSS, Rajshahi

Speakers at a discussion here yesterday laid importance on sustainable land management for food security, calling for evolving necessary ways and means to protect lands from further degradation.

Land is a very important component of environment and land use change, and land degradation is now being considered as a serious threat to sustainable development and food security of the county, they said at training workshop here yesterday. Barind Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) organized the workshop under the project ‘Establishing National Land Use and Land Degradation Profile towards Mainstreaming SLM Practices in Sector Policies’ at its conference hall.

Addressing the opening session of the workshop BMDA chairman Dr Akram Hossain Chowdhury said ensuring prudent use of land resources has become a major challenge as the agricultural land is shrinking at an alarming rate. He laid importance on evolving a time-fitting ways and means to protect lands from further degradation against the backdrop of increasing demand of land for development purposes and multipurpose uses.

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