In many parts of the world, agriculture has been marked by increased productivity. And yet, that alone has not been enough to eradicate hunger globally.
There's also been a backlash against the external environmental impact of conventional agriculture, leading to powerful movements in favor of organic and sustainable farming.
The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization estimates the Dry Corridor is experiencing one of the worst droughts in the last ten years, with over 3.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. In Nicaragua, farmers are now learning to adapt to the ever harsher climate conditions by monitoring rainfall. Lise Josefsen Hermann went to explore. Her report is presented by Samantha Baker.