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Guatemala's Green Hunger:

Despite being the world's fifth largest exporter of sugar, coffee and bananas, Guatemala has the highest rate of child malnutrition in Latin America. Many families lost almost two years of maize crops due to extreme rainstorms and drought, the on-going effects of climate change. Farmers can no longer predict when to sow their land. With the 40 percent rise in the cost of corn, most cannot afford to feed their families.
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