Farmers seen ploughing their agricultural land in a Haor in Sunamganj Dhaka TribuneThe soil is now rough and less fertile due to the crisisScarcity of water in the water bodies of Sunamganj has led to an irrigation crisis in the area. Farmers from the Shonir Haor, Matiyan Haor, Halir Haor and Khorchar Haor areas have expressed grave distress over the crisis. The farmers cited the lack of water due to water bodies drying up and the lack of rain as the major causes of their predicament. The soil is not soft; we have to plough through the rough soil which costs more engine power and oil. The farmers are in grave crisis.”“We need a permanent water reservoir to solve the problem.
Source: Dhaka Tribune January 20, 2019 05:13 UTC