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Nepali farmers gather bumper paddy harvest of 5.55 million tonnes

Experts say the government might have manipulated the data to show it is on track to achieve its ambitious 8.5 percent growth target. Nepali farmers gather bumper paddy harvest of 5.55 million tonnes
The Agriculture Ministry released the figures on Friday, almost a month later than usual; and attributed the better-then-expected yield to increased productivity which stood at 3.8 tonnes per hectare.  POST FILE PHOTO
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Sangam Prasain
Published at : January 3, 2020
Updated at : January 4, 2020 07:39
Kathmandu

Sangam Prasain

Sangam Prasain is Business Editor at The Kathmandu Post, covering tourism, agriculture, mountaineering, aviation, infrastructure and other economic affairs. He joined The Kathmandu Post in October 2009.


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