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Caraïbes, République dominicaine, Amérique centrale, Guatemala, Mexique, Amérique du Sud, Argentine, Brésil, Équateur, Paraguay, Pérou
The extensive arable land and great biodiversity present in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have the potential to ensure sustenance and a good quality of life for its more than 600 million inhabitants. LAC has experienced important changes in land use. When the Europeans arrived in the 15th century, the forest cover of LAC accounted for approximately 75 per cent of the territory.