- · Food prices have risen including meat and dairy as cattle starve.
- · Red beans (the most important source for protein) are now imported beans and have doubled in price.
- · Rural farmers do not have enough to feed their families and have lost all capital.
- · Coffee the main export crop, which suffered last year from a fungus, is now suffering from lack of rain. This hits the national budget as well as small coffee producers and the already low paid, landless, temporary workers.
The chart to the left is Nasa's reporting of the rise of temperatures over the 60 years.