Nyani Quarmyne/Panos Pictures

Gbineji, Queue Province, Benin

Scarecrows protect seedlings in a deforested stretch of land in the Oueme River valley. Over 90 percent of the nation's households are dependent on wood or charcoal for cooking. Together with one of the world's highest population growth rates and corresponding demand for agricultural land, this results in an alarming rate of forest loss.

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Nyani Quarmyne/Panos Pictures
City
Gbineji, Queue Province
Country
Benin
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High Resolution
5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
3.3 MB size on disk
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