Stories Tagged 'Agricultural products'
Nepal is set to fall short of the production target for most agricultural products for 2018-19 as laid out in the 14th Plan despite a record paddy harvest. According to the Ministry of Agricultural Development, the underperformance is due to the government’s failure to implement farm mechanisation.
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Imports of agricultural products jumped 16.96 percent to Rs105.22 billion in the first half of the current fiscal year 2017-18, widening the country’s trade deficit and raising concerns that dependence on foreign farm goods was spinning out of control.
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