Nyani Quarmyne/Panos Pictures

Penesoulou, Donga Province, Benin

Yakubu Salifou with his yam crop on land that he says was once forest near Penesoulou. 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
Penesoulou, Donga Province
Country
Benin
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5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
6.6 MB size on disk
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