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Geo quiz

For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for a vast, surreal landscape in South America that's made up of salt. The answer is the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia. Reporter Ruxandra Guidi takes us there.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Kenya's Rift Valley Province. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Martin Fisher with the San-Francisco based non-profit organization, KickStart. KickStart is marketing relatively low-cost irrigation pumps in the province to help small-scale farmers.

Environment

Geo answer

The answer to our Geo Quiz is the state of Mizoram in northeast India, where an infestation of rats is devastating rice crops and villagers are paid for every rat tail they can produce.

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Corn in Africa

Development agencies have long promoted corn as a crop that can modernize African agriculture. Yet some food experts say Africa has now become over-reliant on corn, and the result has been increased malnutrition and vulnerability to famine.