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10. Major CH4 emitting countries: Latin America and the Caribbean

Brazil, a leading cattle-ranching country, has the highest methane emission level in the region and is one of the world’s biggest emitters of methane (CH4). Most of the methane emissions in the region are generated by agriculture.
(UNEP/ROLAC and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico Climate Change in the Latin America and Caribbean)