Smallholder farmers live off their land. They depend on the strength of their agricultural systems, using their land to grow food to feed their families while harvest surpluses are sold in markets for supplemental income.
The environment is the foundation of every society. A country’s success or failure is intimately tied with how its environment fairs. Pollution, environmental degradation, extreme weather fluctuations affect everyone, particularly the most vulnerable populations living in developing nations.
Ana Veronica Ojeda Quispe is a 25-year-old entrepreneur living in the Isla Pata Yanaoco, in the state of Puno, Peru.
In this interconnected age, we can see and experience new parts of the world with a simple click of a button. We can watch a video or read a story about someone halfway around the globe, and gain insights into his or her life.
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