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Kazakhstan harvest suffers due to drought
Farmers are concerned over a drop in agricultural production, the country's main export sector.
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2012 10:27

Kazakhstan's wheat farmers have suffered from drought that is affecting grain production, which has dropped by more than half.

An exceptionally dry summer has yielded a miserable harvest amounting to the loss of 600,000 hectares, according to figures.

Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-Walker reports from the Kostanay region on Kazakhstan's northern border with Russia.

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