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While produce rots in Nepal’s fields, food imports continue from India

Produce is piling up in the fields of farmers in Birgunj even as 15-20 trucks laden with vegetables from India cross the border every day. While produce rots in Nepal’s fields, food imports continue from India
Despite assurances from the government regarding the delivery and supply of essentials, farmers have largely been asked to stay home and not go out into the fields or to the market. Bhusan Yadav/TKP
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Bhusan Yadav & Sangam Prasain
Published at : April 20, 2020
Updated at : April 21, 2020 13:48
Birgunj/kathmandu

Bhusan Yadav

Bhusan Yadav is the Parsa correspondent for Kantipur Media Group.

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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