(Photo January 2020)
Lisbeth Mora, our BioTropic Project Manager in Costa Rica, is kept extremely busy with her varied workload. We import organic ginger, turmeric and sweet potatoes from this Central American country. Normally, Mora coordinates local cultivation, harvesting and training for smallholders. But what is normal these days? The global coronavirus pandemic arrived in the Central American country some time ago, posing new challenges for its already poor northern region.