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The agriculture is the soul of Bangladesh economy. It is so because the majority of the population lives in the rural countryside. They are dependent directly or indirectly on agriculture. This is also the largest individual or private productive sector. The contribution of this agriculture to gross domestic product (GDP) as percentage is though gradually decreasing, the role of the sector as source of food and nutrition security, employment and economic growth is still the prominent one and its importance will remain so in the future. The farmers in Bangladesh while arranging for their own supply of food through the agricultural production, they also help the manpower increase their power of purchasing foodstuffs through employment. The farming community though could not ensure their full food security play a big role in food and nutrition security of the country. It is not possible to fully ensure food security by attaining self-sufficiency in food in this age of globalization; we have to lay greater stress on the production of basic food crops. The agro-based production