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Food insecurity, economic slowdown loom as acute shortage of fertilisers is going to hit paddy production

This year, fertiliser was supplied neither from the government’s mechanism nor from illegal traders, as their clandestine supply lines were severed by the Covid-19 lockdown and border restrictions.Food insecurity, economic slowdown loom as acute shortage of fertilisers is going to hit paddy production
Farmers in the Tarai have started paddy plantation without the essential input. Post File Photo
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Sangam Prasain
Published at : June 22, 2020
Updated at : June 22, 2020 07:44
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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