"The chickens are dying of the heat, the cows are collapsing because they do not have grass to eat and we have to go to raise them, they no longer produce milk".
To Johnny Obando, work on his farm in Guanacaste, in northwestern Costa Rica, is becoming increasingly difficult.
Especially now that the heat has been tightening for months and the weather forecasts do not predict rain until August.
"Sometimes you suffer too much when you see an animal die when you can not do anything and you do not have money to save it," he tells BBC Mundo.
Wind, rain and industrial agriculture techniques accelerate soil erosion, but can be mitigated before the world faces catastrophic loss in terms of
Developed within the European iSQAPER project in which researchers from the UPM participate, it has been proposed as a success case by the European