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LatinNews Daily - 10 July 2019

In brief: Honduras

* The Honduran government led by President Juan Orlando Hernández has announced it will invest HL100m (US$4m) in a new agricultural development programme (PDAH) that will benefit 60,000 producers. President Hernández announced that the initiative will be coordinated together with the armed forces. With approximately 46% of the population living in the countryside, its aim is to reduce high levels of rural poverty, increase food security, and revitalise the agricultural sector.