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  • Once in seven year, as an...

    Once in seven year, as an average, rains appear, and they are devastating. They inundate the flat land, and drainage is not easy at all given the low gradient between Piura and the sea. "El Niño" is the name which is commonly given to this phenomena. The consequences of "El Niño" are tremendous all over the planet, but it begins...

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  • Piura is in the middle of one...

    Piura is in the middle of one of the driest areas in the World.Average rains are lower than 50 mm/year, but it would be easier to say there's no rain at all, other than the years 'El Niño' appears. In this flat sandy area, irrigated agriculture is practised since the beginning of the XIX century, that is 200 hundreds years ago. Farmers are able to...

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