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Bangladesh lacks warehouses

Bangladesh lacks warehouses

Hundreds of thousands of bags of fertilizer are piling up on the banks of the Jamuna River (Pabna, Bangladesh), damaging the environment and causing concern to local residents, Dhaka Tribune reports.

Bangladesh lacks fertilizer warehouses

Hundreds of thousands of bags of fertilizer are piling up on the banks of the Jamuna River (Pabna, Bangladesh), damaging the environment and causing concern to local residents, Dhaka Tribune reports. Long-term exposure to the scorching sun and torrential rains not only spoils the fertilizers themselves, but also leads to the penetration of agrochemicals into the environment, while local residents complain of an unpleasant smell.

The authorities promise to solve the problem

As new warehouses are commissioned, the construction of which is currently underway. Fertilizers, including triple superphosphate, potassium chloride and ammonium hydrogen phosphate, are imported into the country by Bangladesh Chemical Industries, which imports them from China, Egypt and Tunisia. Despite the problems with logistics, five more ships with fertilizers are expected to arrive in the port of Pabna in the coming days.

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