(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka sent the largest ever contingent of food and beverage exporting companies to ‘Gulfood 2017’, the world’s largest annual food and drink exhibition event in Dubai, to promote its tea, food."Sri Lanka promotes tea, food at world’s largest exhibition in Dubai"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lankan farmers are counting the cost of the nation’s worst drought in decades, which has caused widespread crop failure and food shortages while compounding the nation’s existing malnutrition crisis. Drought conditions now exist in all but two of the country’s 25 Provinces, and more than 1.2 million people are affected, including over 600,000 children. Rice paddy cultivation from the harvest just ended was down 63 percent compared to the average, making…"1.2 Million people affected by drought as farmers confronted with worst harvest in 40-years"