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Nicaragua | 12 September 2014
Monoculture is failing Nicaragua's farmers

The traditional diet of maize and beans in Central America has seen extensive amounts of land dedicated to these two crops. This monoculture is threatening smallholders’ livelihoods and food security....

Nicaragua | 27 December 2012
Nicaragua farmers ignore volcano warning

Around 1,500 farmers are ignoring orders to leave their homes in the face of an erupting volcano in Nicaragua. Civil defence troops have been deployed to "persuade" the farmers to move away from th...

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