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Sunday, 04 June 2017 - 8:03
Agriculture Department hints of a shortage of rice
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Chief Climate Scientist of the Agricultural Department Dr Ranjith Punyawardana stated that there is a risk of a shortage of rice in future.

He stated that due to the climatic conditions affecting the island around 200 thousand hectares could not be harvested this year.

Chief Climate Scientist of the Agricultural Department also stated that farmers should resort to alternate crops to tackle a possible crisis resulting from the shortage of rice.
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