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Monday, 03 March 2014 - 7:13
Drought affects tea cultivation in Sri Lanka.
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The prolonged drought in Sri Lanka has affected the tea cultivation and reduced the tea production by about 50 percent the industry sources say.

Sri Lanka Tea Board says that the drought has affected tea plants in the plantations in the hill country as well as in the low country.

Tea Small Holding Development Authority says the tea small holders in Ratnapura, Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts have been affected by adverse weather. Around 400,000 small holders suffer due to the loss of income.

 
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