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On National Paddy Day, Oli champions agriculture but farmers don’t share his optimism

Beset by an armyworm invasion, the Covid-19 lockdown, and a shortage of chemical fertilisers, farmers are not confident about yields this year. On National Paddy Day, Oli champions agriculture but farmers don’t share his optimism
The government has not paid adequate attention to modernising the agriculture sector. Anish Regmi/TKP
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Sangam Prasain
Published at : June 30, 2020
Updated at : June 30, 2020 23:19
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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