July report seeds

A letter from Executive Director Damaris Albuquerque.

Jose James Tercero Aguilar and his wife, Patrona Mendez Hernandez, said it's hard to have to spend 3-6 months apart each year when Jose travels to work in Costa Rica.

The rain came a month late to Mesa Sur this year, and never arrived with the vigor farmers there rely on because of climate change and El Niño. They’re already planning for October, when they will prepare for their next journey to Costa Rica.

July 2014 report Climate photo

Nicaragua’s rainy season is getting shorter, summers are hotter, and long-trustworthy climate cycles are less consistent. Thankfully, CEPAD’s trainings have helped farmers like Arnulfo Jose Espinoza Gonzalez thrive.

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