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 http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #AlJazeeraEnglish #SriLanka #strugglingfarmers #farmersindebt
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