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Drought hits Indonesia's rice farmers

Indonesia's most important rice growing region is suffering from a severe drought.

The situation is putting a lot of strain on Indonesia's poorest farmers, many of whom live off the land.

Even those who don't farm could suffer as the World Bank says that the price of rice could rise by 10% due to failed crops.

Rebecca Henschke reports.

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  • 02 Nov 2015
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