COVID-19 travel restrictions meant it was almost impossible for Porfiria Guerrero Salgado and Reynaldo Matey Guerrero to get their harvest to the cities.
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In spite of limited road and transportation access, farmers in rural Nicaragua are continuing to feed the country.
Complex farming systems need more than one-size-fits-all solutions.
The Government of Canada supports SeedChange with $2.6 million to prevent a food crisis in Latin AmericaNovember 9, 2020 4:16 pm Leave your thoughts
Since August, SeedChange has been delivering a $2.6 million emergency food security response program in the Dry Corridor of Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua, funded by the Government of Canada.
In May, we turned to SeedChange supporters to raise emergency funds for Nicaragua.
“Our local seed varieties are ours and we must protect them.” Community seed banks can... View Article
As a farmer I’ve always felt my job was important, but up until this year I’d never been called a hero.
We must act now to prevent a major food crisis in Central America in the wake of COVID-19.
Make sure the global health crisis does not become a food crisis.
In the Global South, a majority of women are farmers.
Irania is a strong advocate and inspiration for rural women and youth across Nicaragua.
With biodiversity declining at a tremendous rate, it will take everyone working together to safeguard what is left.
Youth cooperatives give young farmers the support they need to flourish. And seeds give them hope for the future.
Climate change makes growing corn in parts of Central America near impossible. So these farmers are turning to something else.