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Sri Lanka seeks ways to turn El Niño pain into gain for farmers

5 Jan 2016, TRF

Sarath Wickramasinghe, a disaster risk reduction specialist with the Sri Lanka Red Cross who works in North Central Province, said people in the country's dry zone lacked sufficient infrastructure and knowledge to adapt to shifting rains. 'They are traditionally geared for the monsoon, which comes twice a year - even some officials are,' he said. 'That mindset needs to be changed'...



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