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Drought puts Mauritius farmers under pressure

Mar 22 2012 (IPS) - Watercress farmers in Mauritius are finding it difficult to keep their activity going after sixty years because of a lack of water. Nasseem Ackbarally reports that 30 families working on one of the biggest watercress farm in the island can no longer cultivate watercress because there is no water in their pond.

 
 
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