Chemical fertiliser shortage in Nepal to last for next 1.5 months
Kathmandu, June 11
A excessive agricultural official of the nation has mentioned Nepali farmers won’t get chemical fertilisers within the native market as a lot as they need for not less than subsequent 1.5 months, resulting from provide obstructions attributable to the lockdown.
Agriculture Secretary Rajendra Prasad Bhari says efforts of the ministry, nevertheless, are nonetheless underway to unravel the issue as quickly as potential.
The ministry had deliberate to distribute 450,000 metric tonnes of fertilisers among the many farmers. However, 150,000 tonnes of them are ready to be delivered to Nepal at varied Indian ports, based on the ministry.
As the monsoon is starting, farmers throughout the nation have began planting varied crops. But, they haven’t received ample fertilisers.
Published on June 11th, Thursday, 2020 3:22 PM