new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Margarita Amabeja displays the rice seed she is about to plant, and this season's first cassava. Credit: Franz Chávez/IPS | by IPS Inter Press Service
Back to photostream

Margarita Amabeja displays the rice seed she is about to plant, and this season's first cassava. Credit: Franz Chávez/IPS

AGRICULTURE-BOLIVIA: Adapting to the Floods

 

COMUNIDAD SAN LORENZO, Bolivia, Dec 20, 2011 (IPS) - Margarita Amabeja holds out her hands full of golden rice grains and rough brown manioc roots - the first results of a strategy to adjust the agricultural cycles to the seasonal floods and droughts in the vast plains of Beni, in northeastern Bolivia.

 

ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=106266

  

293 views
0 faves
0 comments
Taken on December 12, 2011