Sao Francisco river project to ease Brazilian drought

Brazilians in the country's northeast are battling a five-year drought that has dried up river basins and killed crops and cattle in record numbers.

    Brazilians in the country's northeast are battling a five-year drought that has dried up river basins and killed crops and cattle in record numbers.

    The Sao Francisco river project, set to be inaugurated this week, hopes to bring the locals a much-needed reprieve.

    Al Jazeera’s Daniel Schweimler reports from the state of Paraiba.


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