Chilean Minister of Agriculture declares agricultural emergency in Biobío and Ñuble

The Minister specified that this situation is the result of climate change and that fires and drought are two sides of the same coin.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Chilean Minister of Agriculture, María Emilia Undurraga, decreed this Tuesday for the southern regions of Biobío and Ñuble, a state of agricultural emergency as a result of the intense drought that the country has been experiencing for years.

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Undurraga said that together with the Regional Presidential Delegation of Ñuble and the Seremía de Agricultura of the region "we declared the 21 communes of Ñuble with an agricultural emergency due to water deficit . . .

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