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Warnings of Famine in Bangladesh

Ben Crow At the end of August there were indications of potential famine in Bangladesh. Government foodstocks, world food prices and government policies all provide hope that a famine on the scale of 1974 will be averted. There are, nevertheless, signs of unusual distress in some parts of the countryside.

Appropriating the Brahmaputra-Onward March of India s Rich Peasants

Till now, the dispute between the governments of India and Bangladesh over the sharing of the Ganga and the augmentation of its waters, a dispute which has raised a whole set of discussions about the development of both the Ganga and the Brahmaputra,, has been analysed primarily as a clash of the 'national interests' of the two countries.

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