Central & South Asia

Sri Lanka's flooded farms inundated with debt

Farming families face mounting economic problems after severe weather devastated land and crop cycles.
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2013 12:34

Farmers in Sri Lanka are facing mounting debts after severe weather destroyed their crops.

Months of drought were followed by severe flooding which deluged their land, and the changing weather patterns have caused havoc with the crop cycles.

Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports from Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka.


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