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Reducing Poverty In Central America Connected To Access To Water, Energy, Climate Resiliency

Inter Press Service: Water, Climate, Energy Intertwined with Fight Against Poverty in Central America
“Central America’s toolbox to pull 23 million people — almost half of the population — out of poverty must include three indispensable tools: universal access to water, a sustainable power supply, and adaptation to climate change. ‘These are the minimum, basic, necessary preconditions for guaranteeing survival,’ Víctor Campos, assistant director of the Humboldt Centre, a leading Nicaraguan environmental think tank, told IPS…” (Ortiz, 8/27).