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Ixchel Lechuga

Urban Agriculture

CREATED ON OCTOBER 01, 2012
IN XALAPA

Ixchel Lechuga's presentation is all about why the city center can and should produce agriculture products. She makes her point by highlighting some of the advantages that can be felt by both the countryside and the city. (in Spanish)

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@ VOL 17 ON OCT 09, 2013

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