Sunday, January 14, 2018

Global Food and Agriculture Photos January 14, 2017

This roundup of global food, farming, and agricultural photos appears every Sunday on Big Picture Agriculture.

E.U.
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Leading figure of the Burgundy winegrowers, co-heir and co-manager of the estate of La Romanee Conti, Aubert de Villaine (2ndR), his nephew Bertrand de Villaine (2ndL) chief of the cellars Bernard Noblet (L) and deputy Chief of the cellars Alexandre Bernier (R) taste wine in a cellar on January 9, 2018 in Vosnes Romanee (Burgondy). Photo credit: AFP / Eric FEFERBERG / Getty Images.
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Valentin Vulpe harvests Forced Rhubarb by candle light at a E.Oldroyd & Sons' forcing shed in the Rhubarb Triangle in Yorkshire. Photo credit: Danny Lawson / PA Images / Getty Images.
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A woman prepares a giant potato, bacon and cheese tartiflette on January 12, 2018 in Nantes, western France. Photo credit: AFP / LOIC VENANCE / Getty Images.

PAKISTAN
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A Pakistani carpenter builds a fishing boat at the harbour in Karachi on January 9, 2018. Pakistan's home-grown boat manufacturing produces hundreds of boats every year to meet the demands of the local fishing industry. The fisheries sector in Pakistan offers direct employment to over one million people, most of which work as fishermen. There are a large number of fishermens villages all along Pakistans coast line where fishing is primary source of earnings for centuries. Photo credit: AFP / RIZWAN TABASSUM / Getty Images.

AUSTRALIA
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Harvested lavender is seen ready to be distilled at Bridestowe Lavender Estate on January 10, 2018 in Launceston, Australia. The estate runs over 260 acres and is the world's largest privately-owned lavender farm. There are an estimated 650,000 French lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) plants, with the lavender rows stretching almost 200 kilometres in total. Photo credit: Robert Cianflone / Getty Images.

LATIN AMERICA
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Maize is sold at a popular market in the city of Recife, Northeast Brazil, on January 10, 2018. A study by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Union pointed to the reduction of plantation area in Europe by 2030, this reduction opens an opportunity for Brazil to increase national agricultural production. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.
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José Silva, 61, works in cutting and selling sugarcane, with his wife and some employees, in a small planting area in the city of Recife, Northeast Brazil, on January 10, 2018. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.
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View of an almost empty refrigerated shelf at a supermarket in Caracas on January 11, 2018. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, on Thursday called his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro to accept international aid to help Venezuelan people to stop 'suffering hunger and lack of medicines'. Photo credit: AFP / JUAN BARRETO / Getty Images.

AFRICA
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Pall bearers carry coffins during the funeral service for people killed during clashes between cattle herders and farmers, on January 11, 2018, in Ibrahim Babangida Square in the Benue state capital Makurdi. Violence between the mainly Muslim Fulani herdsmen and Christian farmers has claimed thousands of lives across Nigeria's central states over the past few decades. The conflict is being driven by an increasing need for resources -- primarily land and water -- and is often exacerbated by ethnic and sectarian grievances. Photo credit: AFP / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / Getty Images.
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A woman sells tomatoes at the Kawangware market on the outskirts of Nairobi on January 11, 2018. Photo credit: AFP / SIMON MAINA / Getty Images.
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Algerian Berber women prepare traditional food as they mark the Yennayer New Year in the village of Ait el-Kecem, south of Tizi-Ouzou, east of the capital Algiers, on January 11, 2018. The Berbers -- an ethnic group descended from the pre-Arab populations across North Africa -- are currently celebrating their New Year festivities. Today -- for the first time -- the Yennayer New Year is being marked as a national holiday in Algeria. Photo credit: AFP / RYAD KRAMDI / Getty Images.
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Harvest of oranges at Boufarik in Algeria on January 13, 2018. Boufarik in the plain of Mitidja is the city of Oranges "because of the many plantations of oranges and mandarins.Men picking oranges in a plantation. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

SYRIA
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Syrian queue outside a bakery to get bread in Raqa, the former 'capital' of the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria, on January 11, 2018. Photo credit: AFP / Delil Souleiman / Getty Images.

BELARUS
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A woman pig farmer walks with two pigs in the village of Tonezh, on January 7, 2018. Photo credit: AFP / Sergei GAPON / Getty Images.

INDIA
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Kashmiri fishermen holding harpoons, covered under blankets, wait in their boats to catch fish by a unique technique called Tchay-e- gard shikar ('shadow fishing') in the Anchar lake on January 8, 2018 in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, India. Tchay-e- gard shikar ('shadow fishing') is a unique method employed by fishermen to catch fish in Srinagar's Anchar lake. The fishermen camouflage their presence and lure the fish into a trap with the help of reeds and shock waves by beating the water. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.
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Indian farmer walk past a vegetable field in North 24 Pargana district, 20 km from Kolkata , India on Monday, 8th January, 2018. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.
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Indian devotee blows conch shell prior to intake her evening meal as others stand in a queue outside at a transit camp on the way to Gangasagar on January 11,2018 in Kolkata, India. More than 900,000 Hindu pilgrims and sadhus - holy men - are expected to gather at the confluence of the River Ganges and the Bay of Bengal during the Gangasagar Mela to take a 'holy dip' in the ocean on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, a holy day of the Hindu calendar considered to be of great religious significance in Hindu mythology. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

NEPAL
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A worker whipping semi Hard molasses to molasses Chaku at Tokha, Kathmandu, Nepal on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Molasses Chaku is usually prepared and consumed during the Maghe Sankranti Festival and throughout winter by Nepalese. It is believed that consuming Chaku promotes good health and warmth in the cold months. In the market shopkeeper sells 250 grams of Chaku at Rs 40 to 50, depending on the ingredients used. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

CHINA
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People purchase vegetables at a supermarket on January 10, 2018 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. China's consumer price index (CPI) rose 1.8 percent year-on-year in December of 2017, and rose by 1.6 percent for the year in total. Photo credit: VCG / Getty Images.

UZBEKISTAN
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The feast of Yennayer the new year Berber 2968 in the village (ighil boghni) high peaks of Kabylie in Uzbekistan tizi on 11 January, 2018. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

TURKEY
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An aerial view of flooded greenhouses in Tarsus district of Mersin, Turkey on January 13, 2018. Water evacuation works continue as heavy rainfalls caused floods. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

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  1. looking at your pictures is as good as traveling - almost.

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