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PHOTO GALLERY: Sugarcane: The bitter cost of sweetness


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(Photo: Bassem Abo Al Abass)
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A donkey cart in the middle of sugarcane's stubble in Rawateb village in Upper Egyptian governorate of Qena (Photo: Bassem Abo Al Abass)
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Sugarcane's farmers smile for the camera despite unprofitable harvest (Photo: Bassem Abo Al Abass)
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Camel riders help transport reaped canes from the land to trucks (Photo: Bassem Abo Al Abass)
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Camel riders help transporting reaped canes from the land to trucks (Photo: Bassem Abo Al Abass)
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Camel riders help transporting reaped canes from the land to trucks (Photo: Bassem Abo Al Abass)
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Farmers follow a bundle of canes on Camel's back (Photo: Bassem Abo Al Abass)
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The happiness of harvest on young Upper Egyptian faces (Photo: Bassem Abo Al Abass)
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A truck full of canes is ready to move to the sugar company (Photo: Bassem Abo Al Abass)
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Bananas farms in Qena (Photo: Bassem Abo Al Abass)
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(Photo: Bassem Abo Al Abass)
Mar
31

Sugarcane farmers struggle to make ends meet in one of the largest industries in Egypt

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All Photos: Bassem Abo alabass

 

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