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La Prensa- El Salvador- Coffee Rust Causes Hunger for Coffee Pickers [In Spanish]

Date Published: 
01/19/2014
Summary: 

Jan 19- According to figures provided by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP),  50,000 families in El Salvador have become susceptible to food insecurity due to coffee rust. "The situation of the farmers and their families is a time bomb, a real silent emergency" said Dorte Ellehammer, WFP representative in the country.