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Poverty in Nicaragua has decreased slightly in the past ten years, but the country is still the second poorest in Latin America. Nicaragua is continuing to recover from a decade of civil war which devastated the economy, however, ongoing disputes over land ownership, price fluctuations of vital export commodities such as coffee, and natural disasters are all continuing to hinder the agriculture sector.
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This article is very informative, thank you! Am trying to see whether I can partner with a local farmer in Nicaragua for small scale farming. I live in East Africa and have a few friends living in Managua. Thanks again for the article!
posted by: Liz (10:12:43 Fri 11th April 2014)

After a visit to Nicaragua this past winter I found that their greatest potential for raising crops were during the winter months. Winter food production entails the most sunlight and was free from many floods and diseases which occur during summer.
posted by: Dan Seidel (13:54:03 Thu 8th September 2011)



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