Project brings water to farmers in dry areas of Guatemala

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Irrigation project in Guatemala. (Screen grab from IFAD video)

Some farmers in Guatemala have lost up to 80 per cent of their harvests this year due to changing weather patterns and poor rainfall, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) reports.

The UN agency is supporting the construction of water collection tanks and use of improved agricultural practices that will allow farmers to produce even during dry spells.

Francesco Manetti reports.

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