Sunday, April 16, 2017

Global Food and Agriculture Photos April 16, 2017

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


Easter cakes baked and decorated at a bakery of the Russian Optina Pustyn Monastery. Photo credit: Alexander Ryumin / TASS / Getty Images.

Sergey, a Christian priest, prepares traditional Easter eggs for the evening prayer by boiling them in water containing onion skins to dye them at the kitchen of the Russian Orthodox Oak of Mamre Church in the West Bank town of Hebron on April 15, 2017. Photo credit: AFP / HAZEM BADER / Getty Images.

Ethiopian Orthodox Christians are seen at Sholla livestock market during the Holy Saturday ahead the Easter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on April 15, 2017. Ethiopian Orthodoxes, who have been fasting without eating any food of animal origin the last 55 days, buy bovines, sheep and goats ahead of Easter which will be celebrated tomorrow. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

Blessing Easter cakes and eggs blessed ahead of the Christian feast of Easter, near Ivanovo's Transfiguration Cathedral. Photo credit: TASS / Vladimir Smirnov / Getty Images.

A North Korean man walks with his cow along the banks of the Yalu river near Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, on April 15, 2017. Photo credit: AFP / Johannes EISELE / Getty Images.

Indian farmers harvest wheat in a field near Allahabad on April 13, 2017. Photo credit: AFP / SANJAY KANOJIA / Getty Images.

Indian labourers load sugarcane stalks onto a cycle rickshaw at a wholesale market in Hyderabad on April 13, 2017. According to local reports sugar production in India has fallen some 18.54% because of lower harvest yields in the main growing areas. Photo credit: AFP / NOAH SEELAM / Getty Images.

Indian workers sort and pack mangoes at the Gaddiannaram Fruit Market on the outskirts of Hyderabad on April 12, 2017. India produces over 40 per cent of the world's mangoes, growing some 30 varieties commercially. Photo credit: AFP / NOAH SEELAM / Getty Images.

French breeder Jean-Michel Berho pulls ducks together before a veterinary inspection during a protest against a killing of ducks to prevent avian influenza in a farm in Domezain, southwestern France, on April 14, 2017. Photo credit: AFP / IROZ GAIZKA / Getty Images.

A Palestinian farmer rides a tractor as he distributes feed to cows at the Jebrini dairy farm in the West Bank town of Hebron, where cow dung is used to produce electricity as an alternative power source, on April 10, 2017. Power comes in many forms, but Palestinian cattle farmer Kamal al-Jebrini's family looked to where others may fear to tread for a new source of it: cow dung. The family has begun recycling waste from its cows to produce electricity for one of the largest Palestinian dairy plants and even to provide power to some houses. The project in the occupied West Bank is the first of its kind in the Palestinian territories, where renewable energy usually means solar panels. Photo credit: AFP / HAZEM BADER / Getty Images.

This aerial photo taken on April 12, 2017 shows farmers working in fields in Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu province. China's growth stabilised in the first quarter thanks to a rise in investments and a recovery in exports, experts said, warning nonetheless that the reprieve may be temporary. Photo credit: AFP / STR / China OUT / Getty Images.

A refugee from South Sudan volunteers to sort their monthly food supply at Bidibidi refugee resettlement centre on April 13, 2017 in the Northern District of Uganda, Yumbe. Bidibidi was recently declared the biggest refugee resettlement centre after receiving many citizens from South Sudan during the past few months. Photo credit: AFP / ISAAC KASAMANI / Getty Images.

Workers begin the installation of the 'Green Corridor' at Avenida 23 de Maio on April 08, 2017 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The structure will receive about 30 species of plants and foliage, such as basil, heart broken, rosemary, brillianth, English carpet, oregano, iris, coleus, among others. "It will be a new reference in the life of the city. It is an action that shows the humanization of the city, with the goal of beautifying and preserving the capital," said Mayor João Doria. The Green Corridor will cover the walls of Avenida 23 de Maio with vertical gardens. 11.000 m2 of gray walls will gain a new life and improve the daily commute of almost 100 thousand vehicles that circulate there every day. Photo credit: LatinContent Editorial / Cris Faga / CON / Getty Images.

An Historic Royal Palaces gardener undertakes some weeding in the White Garden at Kensington Palace, London, created to celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales. Photo credit: PA Images / Jonathan Brady / Getty Images.

A gardener works tends to flowers in a greenhouse during a press visit of the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken, on April 14, 2017, in Brussels, ahead of the site's opening to the public for three weeks. The Royal Greenhouses of Laeken can be visited from April 14 to May 5, 2017. Photo credit: AFP / LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ / Belga / Belgium OUT / Getty Images.

Meerkats enjoy Easter Eggs filled with vegetables during a photocall at London Zoo. Photo credit: PA Images / Stefan Rousseau / Getty Images.

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