Latin America

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

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

Johnny Wood

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Cattle are responsible for 65% of livestock emissions. Image: REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Jobs created and destroyed by decarbonisation, by gender. Image: ILO
Jobs created and destroyed by decarbonisation, by skills level. Image: ILO

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