Sri Lanka opts for Ancient innovative Techniques to tackle Water shortage

In 2016, Sri Lanka became one of the first 15 countries in the world to receive a grant from the Green Climate Fund

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A farmer cultivating his agricultural land. (Representational Image. Flickr

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Puhudiwula, Sri Lanka – The wells’ open mouths are encircled by smooth grey cement walls, but the cool water collecting in the shadowy depths are left unused. Though new and well-built, these wells can be found in every garden, costing around 100,000 rupees ($700) to build. The villagers, however, will not drink or even cook with…