Guyana tries out rice cultivation on savannah
By Johann Earle
HOPE/DOCHFOUR, Guyana (AlertNet) – With rising sea levels posing a growing risk to agriculture on Guyana’s low-lying coastland, the government is exploring the feasibility of expanding cultivation of rice and other crops to the interior savannah.
But experts say several challenges must be overcome to bolster the tiny South American nation’s food security in the face of environmental hazards related to climate change.
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