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Confronting chronic drought, food insecurity and climate injustice in Latin America

Confronting chronic drought, food insecurity and climate injustice in Latin America

Oct 29, 2014

29 October, 2014 - With support from the Ecumenical Small Projects Fund, Latin American community-based organisations are working to find solutions to some of the biggest challenges they face

Argentina: opportunity in the metal workshop

Argentina: opportunity in the metal workshop

Mar 10, 2010

A Creas programme means Ariel no longer has to use his fists to survive.

Argentina: through the hoops to find meaningful work

Argentina: through the hoops to find meaningful work

Mar 05, 2010

Nadia Carolina Ayala talks about how a CREAS circus school helped her escape “torturous” work in a bar.

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About Argentina
  • Population: 40.2 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Buenos Aires
  • Area: 2.8 million sq km (1.1 million sq miles)
  • Major language: Spanish
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 72 years (men), 79 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 peso = 100 centavos
  • Main exports: Food and live animals, mineral fuels, cereals, machinery
  • GNI per capita: US $7,200 (World Bank, 2008)