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Bakary Diédhiou: borrowing money to buy food

diciembre 2014
"l am a peasant. I plough and it is what I harvest that I use to feed my family," states 60-year- Bakary Diédhiou of Tenghory, Casamance province in Senegal.

Bintou Sambou: “marriage is a shelter against poverty”

diciembre 2014
Bintou Sambou is a 45-year-old widow. She lives at her father's compound in Bignona, Casamance province, Senegal, together with her four children. Bintou

Safiétou Goudiaby: “the land dries up”

diciembre 2014
Safiétou Goudiaby, who is about 70, lives in Kagnarou, Casamance province in Senegal. She is still farming, as she has done all her life, growing mainly

Vietnam’s rice production threatened by climate change

diciembre 2014
Vietnam’s is the world's second largest exporter of rice and 80 percent of it is grown in the Mekong Delta, a vast flood plain and one of Asia's most fertile. However, the future of rice production is threatened because of rising sea levels and temperature increases attributed to climate change.

Background to the Senegal interviews

diciembre 2014
Location The narrators come from different villages in Senegal's southern province of Casamance. Some 40 kilometres from the coast, these villages are

Background to the Pakistan interviews

diciembre 2014
Location All of the narrators in Pakistan come from Akhoon Bandi village, Haripur district, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North West Frontier

Background to the Madagascar interviews

diciembre 2014
Location All of the narrators in Madagascar come from Tanandava, a collection of small villages in the Faux Cap area of the Androy region. This remote

Ibrahiem Abo Zeid: interview transcript

diciembre 2014
Ibrahiem Abo Zeid lives in Dondeed, Dakahlia province, Egypt. He was aged 55 when he was interviewed on 24 November and 1 December 2009 for the Rural Poverty

Zhang Guobao: interview transcript

diciembre 2014
Zhang Guobao is a farmer living in Donghao village, Qinglong Man autonomous county, Hebei province, China. He was aged 43 at the time he was interviewed

Li Guimin: interview transcript

diciembre 2014
Li Guimin is a farmer and businesswoman living in Donghao village, Qinglong Man autonomous county, Hebei province, China. She was aged 50 when she was

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