Haiti – cholera fears affect rice harvest

5 January, 2011 by (comments)

Rice crops in northwestern Haiti could be in jeopardy due to farmers’ fears over cholera contamination, according to a preliminary assessment from FAO. The UN agency reports that many farmers are avoiding the harvest, fearing that the water in the rivers and canals that irrigate their paddy fields might be infected. There are also reports of consumers being unwillingRead More …

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