Agriculture, Food and Beverage

This farmer is saving the jungle by growing food in it

A Costa Rican coffee picker carries freshly harvested coffee beans at a plantation dedicated to export quality coffee.  A worker carries freshly harvested coffee beans at a plantation in Carrizal de Alajuela, northeast of the capital San Jose, on January 13, 2004. Costa Rican coffee producers are concentrating on producing premium quality coffee for export in order to reposition their product in the international market where it sells for $40 per sack more than normal Arabic coffee. Picture taken January 13, 2004. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate - RP5DRIESEJAA

Alexander Retana grows around 22 different crops, in the heart of the Costa Rican rainforest. Image: REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

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