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Food and Drink Sector Review


Definition and scale of sector

  • Agricultural commodities supply primary produce processing,
  • Secondary processing,
  • Wholesaling distribution,
  • Food-processing machinery

Why the sector was chosen in the West Midlands

  • Employment growth recorded in cluster.
  • Consumer tastes and concerns over food safety are key drivers.
  • Both create opportunities to value added through, for example, innovations in prepared ethnic foods and organics.
  • Significant force for change in rural areas through a strengthening of supply linkages.

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Bangladesh Agriculture - A Report from Bangladesh Development Gateway

Bangladesh is primarily an agrarian economy and agriculture is crucial for the country's socioeconomic development. The agriculture sector generates approximately 31 percent of the GDP, contributes to 24 percent of export earnings and accounts for 65 percent of national employment.


Source: Bangladesh development gateway





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