Bolivia: The Alpaca connection

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Alpacas and llamas are becoming big business for poor ranchers and small enterprises in Bolivia due mainly to a growing global demand for alpaca fleece.

This ancient relative of the camel is known for being easier on the environment

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is helping thousands of ranchers in the breeding of the animals to increase their incomes.

IFAD's James Heer reports.

Duration: 3’37″

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