Fishing and farming in the desert?

In 2017 El Niño Costero devastated northern Peru.Outbreaks of malaria, dengue and zika infected hundreds of people and large-scale flooding resulted in loss of life, infrastructure, homes and livelihoods. However, the temporary lakes and lake-shores that emerged following El Niño have become important sources of fish and crops for local trade and consumption….

Harvard Citation: Laurie, N. (2020). ‘Fishing and Farming in the Desert? Understanding the impact of El Nino on marginal communities in northern Peru’. Fenomeno de Oportunidades, 25th of January. Available at: