Sunday, January 31, 2016

Farm and Food Photos February 1, 2016

By-products of cassava and Nigeria's staple foods fufu and eba are displayed during the launch of African Cassava Agronomy Initiative at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), in Ibadan in southwest Nigeria, on January 27, 2016. The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative designed to help African farmers to increase cassava production on the continent in order to compete globally was launched at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture in Nigeria's commercial city of Ibadan, headquarters of the institute. The project which brought together partners and initiatives already involved in the cassava value chain was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Photo credit: AFP / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / Getty Images.
Indian farmer Gomtiben lifts a basket loaded with cauliflowers in a field in Rasalpur village, some 50 km from Ahmedabad, on January 26, 2016. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / Sam PANTHAKY / Getty Images.
An employee is at work to remove bones pieces remaining on chicken breasts on the production line of a Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) France plant, on January 25, 2016, in Laval, northwestern France. Photo credit: AFP / JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER / Getty Images.
French farmers use agricultural vehicles to block the RN19 motorway in Vesoul, eastern France, on January 29, 2016, during a demonstration against the falling prices of their products. Demonstrations by French farmers who demand structural measures to strengthen price rates continued on January 29 in Brittany, where several road blockings were maintained on main roads, and has spread to other regions with demonstrations in the Vosges and Ardeche. Photo credit: AFP / SEBASTIEN BOZON / Getty Images.
Russia's Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov (L) and Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (R front) view agricultural equipment on display at the Kirovets St. Petersburg Tractor Plant on January 28, 2016. Photo credit: Yekaterina Shtukina / Russian Government Press Office / TASS / Getty Images.

A man takes care of hens at haor village in Sunamgonj, Bangladesh on January 26, 2016. Different kinds of rural lifestyle are seen in haor. Fishing, cattle, cultivation are the main livelihood. During winter, the water level dried up and people start paddy cultivation. A haor is a large land which submerges underwater during monsoon season and dries in winter. The Haor Basin, which falls in Sylhet division, comprises about 4500 square kilometers. Photo Credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.
People visit a stand of the 'Millesime Bio 2016', an international organic wine fair, on January 26, 2016 in Montpellier. The event aims at promoting wines made from organically grown grapes and features new vintages for buyers. Photo credit: AFP / PASCAL GUYOT / Getty Images.
In this photo illustration the organic seal of the European Union (left) and the German state organic seal (right) are on a food package on January 26, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. Photo Credit: Thomas Trutschel / Getty Images.