How Nepal, a country of farmers, became a food importer over the years

Nepal spent nearly $1 billion on buying food from India alone in a year as agriculture stumbles due to faulty policies. Food import bills have grown 78 times in two decades.
Nepal’s food import bills have risen dramatically over the past two decades. Post File Photo
Sangam Prasain
Published at : February 2, 2022
Updated at : February 3, 2022 10:44

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.