Incident Reports

Farmers in Biratnagar stage protest over lack of fertilizer


Province 1, Morang, Katahari, Ward 2

Farmers of Katahari village gathered on February 3 to protest against the lack of fertilizer during the farming season, demanding that the state should make fertilizer and seeds easily available to the farmers. The protest was led by Nizam Khan, chairman of the Rural Civil Development Society Katahari-2. 
At the program, a farmer complained that he had to sell agricultural produce in a cheap price as the three tiers of government did not manage the agricultural market.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Actor 1 - Number of people 12
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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