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Sri Lanka

With drought looming, Sri Lanka tries something new: preparing

18 Jan 2017, TRF

Officials in Sri Lanka are developing plans to prepare for what many fear could be the worst drought in decades. Measures include removing taxes on imported rice, restricting reservoir use and looking for alternatives to hydropower.



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