Luisa Nunez

What inspires farmers and why is their job so important? Luisa Nunez explains:

Why did you want to be a farmer?

To provide food for my family and have independence in my job.

What crops do you grow?

Rice

What impact do pests and diseases have on your crops and livelihood

Rats cause us many problems. If there is an infestation in the rice field, we suffer significant yield losses.

How do you protect your crops?

By monitoring the grasses around the rice field and using crop protection treatments where appropriate.

Why is your profession important in the challenge to feed the world?

It is vitally important, farmers feed the world.