Latin America

Millions of jobs could be created in Latin America and the Caribbean – if the region switches to a plant-based diet

A farmer tends his crops in Tecpan, Guatemala May 5, 2008. Many small scale farmers in Central America are being forced reduce the amount they plant due to the high cost of chemical fertilizers, which use petroleum as a base. To go with CENTAM/FOOD. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair  (GUATEMALA) - GM1E4570PDT01

Adopting plant-based foods grown using sustainable farming methods could generate 19 million jobs. Image: REUTERS/Daniel LeClair

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Zebu cattle are seen in a farm in Paulinia, Brazil July 1, 2017. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker - RC194318FF30
Cattle are responsible for 65% of livestock emissions. Image: REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Jobs created and destroyed by decarbonisation, by gender.
Jobs created and destroyed by decarbonisation, by gender. Image: ILO
Jobs created and destroyed by decarbonisation, by skills level.
Jobs created and destroyed by decarbonisation, by skills level. Image: ILO
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