The largest producing sector of economy. Agricultural holdings in Bangladesh are generally small. Rice, Jute, Sugarcane, Potato.this farmer was sitting in the cabbge field, probably taking a break. I didn’t ask for his permission to take a shot (I rarely take permission for shots), he didn’t mind (this is normal for Bangladesh, nobody minds for a picture). The sun was directly up (a bad time to shoot any picture) on the head and I couldn’t control the background (as you can see a bad composition of wheat crops in and out of the frame (this is hate so much, I prefer neat and clean frame). The coloured version is equally good, you need to understand one thing, to get a wonderful black and white, 1st you need either a wonderful colour shot or a very bad one .
Just a note, farmers of Bangladesh are truly hard working people. Their level of intensive hard work can’t be understood through writings, you need to be in their shoes to feel it. A man or woman turns very old and wrinkly within few years in this profession. I have seen them working in the field regardless of weather. The 1st time I heard American/Australian farmers uses plane to dust their crops, I couldn’t compute it in my brain against our farmers. 60% of our farmers don’t get enough food for the family whole year long and some even can’t afford to have dinner.
However, even they are poor; they are very nice and hospitable. If you ask for a glass of water, they will bring it and often with something extra to go with the water. 1st time white people arrived in ships in our land hundreds of years back, the king thought they are very poor looking at their short dressed women thinking they couldn’t afford long dresses to cover their bodies. So the King sent expensive muslin to fill their ships and granted them permission to do commerce without taxes. Now in present days, without the help of foreign aid, we can’t make our national budget. But the culture that still thrives in our life still preserved some habits that indicate once this land was truly filled with riches and happiness.over 80% of Bangladesh's workforce is rural, yet the vast majority are extremely poor, illiterate and politically marginalized.
These farmers live in harsh and degrading conditions, earning a pittance working for landlords. Their situation is worsened through an absence of political and social awareness and a lack of capacity to defend their rights. As a result of this they are often exploited and oppressed.
Women face an even more difficult situation due to the persistence of conservative religious structures that serve to oppress women, and LRC works to increase women's awareness and rights and campaigns to eliminate the discrepancy between treatment of women and men.
Both War on Want and LRC believe literacy is a catalyst for the empowerment of the rural labourers and small farmers. LRC's literacy programme and rights training workshops provide workers with the means to organise themselves and to improve their educational and practical skills, both of which will equip them to better demand that their rights to be respected.
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It is a very nice shot and a good information from you.
Best wishes from Brumm
Foto muito bonita!Parabéns e boa semana com muita paz!!Abraço...
Greeting from Ukraine. Kostia
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Photo taken in Abhaynagar Upazila, Bangladesh
Misplaced? Suggest new location