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Bangladesh moving to burn grains for fuel

But given that it is a grain importer, that could hurt food security, economists warn

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Much of Bangladesh's maize is used to feed animals, including chickens. But the country grows only half of the maize it needs, importing the rest from overseas.

Dhaka

BANGLADESH plans to begin turning some of the grains it produces into ethanol to make its fuel greener - but economists and experts warn the move could hurt food security in a country that is already a grain importer.

Energy ministry officials said in a gazette notification

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