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Credit: Mauricio Ramos
By Marcela Valente

Climate Change Worse for the South
Crop yields will decline, temperate zones will disappear and the number of people suffering hunger will increase, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The developing South will bear the brunt of the impacts of climate change, expert Prabhu Pingali told Tierramérica.


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By Yadira Ferrer

'Narco' Land for Agrarian Reform

More than 100,000 hectares of land seized from drug traffickers in Colombia will be used for sustainable farming initiatives. Thousands of families displaced by the decades of civil war violence stand to benefit.

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By Yensi Rivero

Andean Coffee Growers to Protect Biodiversity

Coffee farmers in the Venezuelan Andes are to receive loans for developing projects that halt deforestation and protect endangered species.

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