Climate Change Threatens One Million Maize and Bean Farmers in Central America

The Guatemala Times (Oct. 10, 2012 | In a report released Oct. 9, Catholic Relief Services urges policy makers to deal with growing drought corridor. Higher temperatures and changes in rainfall patterns could transform the agricultural landscape of Central America, threatening the livelihoods of one million maize and bean farmers, according to a pioneering report released today that for the first time takes a specific look at the impact of climate change on a local level.