Farmers frowned in concentration, gathered around Ewart Miller in the scorching sun as he demonstrated how a simple wooden A-frame can help properly space out crops when planting. Staggered up a parched and sloping hillside, it was not difficult to see the challenges Jamaican farmers are facing from rising temperatures and increasingly unpredictable seasons. Damage and losses linked to natural hazards in the past decade have totalled more than J$111.8 billion, and in 2014, Jamaica experienced one of its worst droughts […]
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