Three-Quarters of "Breadbasket" Is Drylands

BUENOS AIRES, Feb 22, 2012 (IPS) – How has Argentina managed to maintain its image as one of the world’s breadbaskets when a full three-fourths of its territory consists of drylands? This was one of the questions raised by the scientists who decided to create the National Observatory on Land Degradation and Desertification this year.

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Three-Quarters of "Breadbasket" Is Drylands

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