Low paddy price, output hit farmers hard

Paddy farmers across the country have been forced to incur massive losses due to poor prices, lack of market access and the government’s failure to determine the minimum support price (MSP). While the prices of rice are skyrocketing due to low paddy harvest, what is ironical is the farmers are still getting a meagre sum of money for their produce. Ganesh Chaudhary in Tikapur; Bhawani Bhatta in Kanchanpur; Manoj Poudel in Kapilvastu; Bimal Khatiwada in Chitwan; and Kamal Panthi in Bardia, report on the multiple problems faced by farmers. Low paddy price, output hit farmers hard
Published at : December 13, 2015
Updated at : December 13, 2015 09:07