The Political Economy of Rice Trade Between Bangladesh, India and Nepal


Between Bangladesh, India and Nepal, rice is a staple food and provides thirty per cent of the calorific requirement for the people (approximately 704 calories per capita per day, as per FAO). BRIEF conducted a study to understand and highlight the challenges that are part of the supply chain in India’s rice trade with Bangladesh and Nepal, particularly focussing on the procurement and the export-import stages. The report has also made an attempt to highlight the needs of the trade, the dynamics of price control and highlight the general as well as rice trade-specific suggestions that may help in addressing some of the identified challenges.

Posted January 31, 2019
Related locations: Bangladesh, India, Nepal
Related programs: Economic Opportunity


2019 Lotus Leadership Awards Dinner

Wednesday May 29, 2019, San Francisco

Honoring Jennifer Cabalquinto, CFO of the Golden State Warriors, and Lana Condor, Actor and Philanthropist

2019 Lotus Leadership Awards Gala

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, San Francisco