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Climate change: a cold front in Jamaica

Jamaica: A farmer, Mr. Rupert Hannam, in his chicken rearing pen / Neil Cooper - Panos pictures

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Jamaica’s farmers are worried about the weather. High winds, frosts in August and dryer conditions on the tropical island are making it harder to grow crops. All of which poses a threat to their livelihoods and the economy.

Deleen Powell explores what measures are being put in place to ensure the survival of Jamaica’s farming sector.

This feature was created by a fellow from the Climate Change Media Partnership a group made up of Panos, Internews and the International Institute for Environment and Development. You can read all the CCMP features on Panos London here.

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