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More than 113 million people worldwide suffered from hunger in 2018

"The outlook for 2019 is even worse than in 2018, when the El Niño phenomenon caused extremely dry conditions and a prolonged heat wave," says the report.

Drought subjects Central America to pests, loss of crops and lack of drinking water

Nearly 300,000 Costa Ricans have water shortages and that number could increase, according to Alex Solis, head of the National Emergency Commission, which coordinates a committee to address the climate phenomenon.

Drought in Central America straining food supply of more than 2 million people

A drought affecting several countries in Central America has caused significant losses in crops, affecting more than two million people, warned the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

Costa Rica seeks to bring water to drought-stricken Guanacaste

Costa Rica will start a project to bring water to more than half a million people in the arid region of Guanacaste. The government...

Construction of Discovery Costa Rica set to begin in 2018

Environment Minister Édgar Gutiérrez confirmed the Discovery Costa Rica project already has all environmental permits, and said it will supply water with its own wells.

Water and Sewer Institute announces rationing plan for up to four months

The Water and Sewer Institute rationing plan will focus on cantons in the capital of San José.

Costa Rican researchers develop new climate change-resistant beans

Nambí beans are tolerant to extreme drought conditions and high temperatures; they have a shorter production cycle and show more resistance to various diseases.

Santa Rosa National Park provides cutting-edge data on changing planet

Arturo Sánchez-Azofeifa's network of sensors in Santa Rosa provides real-time data on the forest's response to climate change.

A quest to prevent the extinction of Costa Rica’s blue corn

Ligia Isabel Salazar is on a mission to create awareness about the social, cultural and nutritional value of Costa Rican blue corn.

Tempisque River: History of neglect threatens Guanacaste people and environment

An investigation by The Tico Times and The Voice of Guanacaste into the management of the Tempisque River shows a history of neglect, faulty data and lack of enforcement of environmental and water regulations.

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