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Miss Cai inside one of her twenty four greenhouses. Government grants can cover up to half the cost of building these simple mud and polythene greenhouses but they are still reserved for the more affluent. The water saved by using a greenhouse allows farmers to grow fruit and vegetables which demand more water than economy crops such as cotton and chillies. Miss Cai grows green peppers, cucumber, tomatoes and melons.

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Miss Cai inside one of her twenty four greenhouses. Government grants can cover up to half the cost of building these simple mud and polythene greenhouses but they are still reserved for the more affluent. The water saved by using a greenhouse allows farmers to grow fruit and vegetables which demand more water than economy crops such as cotton and chillies. Miss Cai grows green peppers, cucumber, tomatoes and melons.
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