columbia riceAccording to the sources, it has been reported that surpassing the El Niño, the high costs of inputs and work hand, some 6,000 peasants Irrigation District Marialabaja, in Colombia face unequal competition from imports rice that has some way to the crisis, when a kilo for sow it costs in about 2000 or 3000 pesos and when to sell only pay them 800 pesos. In this matter, the peasant leader, Mr Mercedes Morales Altamar, sent an SOS to the national government to halt the entry of the foreign product at the earliest possible in the interest of the farmers.

Further, it has also been narrated that we are already cutting the rice, starting now and it turns out that the rice is too cheap, while Nostros buy a kilo of rice for sowing .However, we bought it in 2000 and 3,000 pesos, to sow the kilo and now we sell virtually all discounts that makes us rice are selling 800 or 900 pesos only, as explained by Mr Morales Altamar. Furthermore, a spokeswoman rice farmer, expects the clamor to be heard before the Shanti Agro Industries Pvt. Ltd.crisis living and not be forced to protest and block roads as did the farmers who participated in the recent agrarian strike.

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