Shipments turned away; Govt. pushes ahead with chemical fertiliser ban

President insists on switch to organic variety; but farmers fear shortage; expert suggests gradual process

By Chris Kamalendran
FRONT PAGE


The Government has turned away two shipments from China and suspended the issue of letters of credit ( LC) to import chemical fertiliser to the country in a bid to give way to the new policy of converting to organic fertiliser. Two shipments from...

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