How is food grown and what does it look like on the farm? Dorothy Jacob and Clemence Duron present photostories from a recent photo exhibition gathered by development NGO Self Help Africa of food producers and their crops from agriculture projects across Africa.

This photostory was prepared as part of the World Food Day 2019 series brought to you by the Professional Development Support Service for Teachers (PDST), Concern Worldwide, Self Help Africa and developmenteducation.ie

Coffee

Centre and top:
Bezina Abinet, with her son Haileleu, roasts coffee beans at her shop in Dodota, Oromia, Ethiopia.

Bottom:
Coffee plant, Uganda.

Cassava

Centre:
Damaris Oloo carries a cassava tuber in her feld in Homa Bay County, Kenya.

Top:
Woman peels cassava tubers at Tongakona Cooperative, Busia County, Kenya. The cooperative sources cassava from local farmers and processes it
into flour.

Bottom:
Beatrice Abukayot holds a plate of Ugali, a traditional Kenyan dish made of cassava and millet flour (Busia County, Kenya).

Millet

Centre:
Limata Sana stands in her millet feld in Balgo village, Ourittenga, Burkina Faso.

Top and bottom:
Millet drying at Limata Sana’s house, Balgo village, Ourittenga, Burkina Faso.

Beans

Centre:
Habibou Tiendrebeogo harvests beans in her feld in Nomgana village, Oubrittenga, Burkina Faso.

Bottom:
Beans at Habibou Tiendrebeogo’s house, Nomgana village, Oubrittenga, Burkina Faso

Groundnuts

Centre:
James Tambulsi harvests groundnuts in Mkhonde village, Malawi.

Top:
Foster Simeo holding a bowl of groundnuts in Malela village, Northern Zambia.

Bottom:
Women processing groundnuts at the Eastern Province Cooperative, Zambia.

Mango

Centre:
Woman holding a mango fruit, Togo.

Bottom:
Mango fruit on a mango tree, Malawi.

Sweet Potato

Centre:
Man holding sweet potatoes after harvest, Uganda.

Bottom:
Sweet Potato cut in half, Uganda.

Pineapple

Centre:
Pineapple plant, Uganda.

Bottom:
Farmer in pineapple field, Uganda.

Green grams (mung beans)

Centre:
Ruth Mutua sorting out her green grams, Kitui County, Kenya.

Bottom:
Bowl of green grams at Ruth Mutua’s house, Kitui County, Kenya.

Top:
Ruth Mutua harvests green grams in her feld in Kitui County, Kenya.

Wheat

Centre:
Alem Kulbla in her feld of wheat (Ethiopia).

Top:
Seed producer in his feld of wheat (Ethiopia).

Bottom:
Wheat seeds (Ethiopia).

Maize

Centre:
Mary Ndlovu in her maize feld, Kalonga village, Eastern Province, Zambia.

Top:
Maize drying (Malawi).

Bottom:
Maize processing (Zambia).

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