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As Rural Sri Lanka Dries Out, Young Farmers Look for Job Options

Image: A Sri Lankan farmer inspects his dried rice field at Somapura, in eastern Trincomalee district ( File photo, Voice of America) ADIGAMA, Sri Lanka, Aug...

Sri Lanka’s Annual Droughts Will Worsen Unless Government Steps Up; 800,000 Affected

Image:Dry terraced fields due to drought, Sri Lanka. (Credit: Bioversity International/S/Landersz/Flickr) BY JOANNE LU. From floods to drought – there’s no reprieve for Sri Lanka. Unfortunately,...
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