Northeastern Brazil, worst drought in decades, threatens hydro-power supplies

Posted on January 7, 2013 • Filed under: Agriculture, Brazil, Enviromental Issues, Weather/Climate

Brazil’s Northeastern area is suffering its worst drought in decades, a condition which threatens hydro-power supplies in one of the country’s emerging agricultural frontiers.
“We are experiencing the worst drought in 50 years, with consequences that could be compared to a violent earthquake,” Eduardo Salles, the agriculture secretary in the northeastern state of Bahia, said in a statement. Read Article

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