Guatemala: Preliminary Assessment of Eta and Iota Tropical Depressions Impact on Guatemalan Agriculture

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In November, two category four hurricanes made landfall in Central America. Both reached Guatemala as tropical depressions and had a severe impact on agricultural production. Total known losses to date include 165,000 hectares of affected crops valued at $4.3 million. Significant losses have been reported in the black bean, corn, rice, rubber, palm oil, coffee, and horticultural crops. In the animal sector, the losses report includes poultry, cattle, swine, horses, small ruminants, and aquaculture fish. The storms affected close to 286,000 farmers.

Guatemala: Preliminary Assessment of Eta and Iota Tropical Depressions Impact on Guatemalan Agriculture

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