Sri Lanka drought: Government to compensate struggling farmers

Drought in Sri Lanka has destroyed thousands of hectares of rice and other food crops, leaving many farmers in debt. Some reservoirs are running dry for the first time in 50 years. Now, the Ministry of Agriculture is working on a compensation package for farmers. Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports from Vilachchiya, Sri Lanka. Subscribe to our channel Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook Check our website: Check out our Instagram page: Download AJE Mobile App: #AlJazeeraEnglish #SriLanka #strugglingfarmers #farmersindebt
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