Rice farmers concerned with drought in Colimes, Ecuador

Posted on October 25, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Ecuador, Enviromental Issues, Weather/Climate

Colimes Canton Farmers are concerned that the drought begins to dry riverbeds Reed, Sequel and Paján, used to stock up for their farming and ranching. But they complain, especially because they have not met the government offers that were made in the dry season last year.

The vice president of the Farmers Association The Cabins, Freddy Ronquillo, said the situation is very worrying day to day, because their crops are being lost by the lack of water. He said many rice farmers collect water from these rivers and moved by irrigation canals or pipes to their rice plantations. But for two weeks and can not do because they have dried up almost completely. Read Article

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