Tag Archive: Climate Change

drought polygon

Brazil’s Zero Hunger strategy recognises that poverty reduction, food security, and support for small-scale agriculture are intimately connected. But this is not enough, as climate changes may undermine it. “We survive on the Bolsa… Continue reading

depois da chuva

MORRETES, PR, BRASIL, 10-09-2011, Cibele Nogueira, 19 anos, com a filha Graziela, 2, vive em uma casa alugada desde que a residência da família no povoado de Floresta foi atingida, na enxurrada de… Continue reading

Tempo Estranho

While heavy rains hit the southeastern state of Rio de Janeiro, an unprecedent drought affected more than 340 thousand people in the south of Rio Grande do Sul state, south Brazil, on January… Continue reading

linha de fronteira

Barreiros, Pernambuco. As pessoas se equilibram pra não cair enquanto caminham sobre o lixo e a lama que cobrem a cidade. Um homem leva um carro de mão cheio de bonecas sujas sobrepostas,… Continue reading

way home

Ana da Silva, 18, walks on the path toward her home, which was destroyed by heavy rains in the city of Branquinha, Alagoas. Around 150 thousand people were displaced in the states of Pernambuco… Continue reading


View of the destruction caused by floods in Uniao dos Palmares, Alagoas state, Brazil, on June 2010. Around 150 thousand people were displaced in the states of Pernambuco and Alagoas.   Os rostos da… Continue reading

Alagoas Floods

Citizens affected by the heavy rains and flash floods that hit the Brazilian northeastern state of Alagoas struggle to receive supplies from a volunteer on June 27, 2010 in Murici, Brazil. (Photo by… Continue reading

“it’s like a dream”

A week after the rains that hit the city of Rio Largo, Maria Cícera Santos, 56, weeps at the memory of the flood that destroyed her home. “It’s like a dream. A terrible… Continue reading

copa do mundo

SALVADOR, BRAZIL – JUNE 15: Supporters of Brazil dressed in green and yellow gather in a bar in Ribeira neighborhood, in the lower city region, to watch their first match at FIFA 2010… Continue reading

Arroz do sertão

“In the Piancó valley, backland of Paraíba State, Brazil, grows red rice. A variety more resistant than the white rice that can survive in hot, dry climate. After the soybeans, cotton and corn,… Continue reading

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