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One of the greatest threats to agriculture is drought, like the ongoing one that has affected Jamaica. Climate change will only heighten this risk, as it could place 40% of grain production under water stress. But students at Munro College, a boarding school in Jamaica, have not only managed to cope with the drought, their crops have thrived.

"Munro College has reaped an impressive 30,000 pounds of sweet pepper and tomato resuming its place as the main supplier to the kitchen and boosting the nutritive value of meals provided especially to boarding students. Nearly seventy-five percent of produce harvested is accounted for as surplus which is sold to vendors in the surrounding area.”

Learn more about the the Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate Change II project.

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