Document Summary

In Costa Rica, local indigenous communities that are among the country’s most economically- and climate-vulnerable groups depend on agriculture to survive. However, many members in recent years have abandoned traditional practices in favor of single-crop banana plantations that quickly generate large but short-term incomes while degrading forests and land.

Read the Adaptation Story – Costa Rica to learn more on how this Adaptation Fund project helps restore diversified production systems to enhance food security in Valle de La Estrella, Talamanca – a Caribbean region that is home to the indigenous Bribri and Cabécar populations.


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AFB/P/Adaptation Story - Costa Rica


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