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G. Pascal Zachary on Africa’s Farming Boom

A journalist’s photos document signs of change in the sub-Sahara

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G. Pascal Zachary on Africa’s Farming Boom
Photo: G. Pascal Zachary

Photo: G. Pascal Zachary
These workers are bundling cut flowers into attractive bouquets that will then be flown from Nairobi to Europe and North America. “Some of the flowers were bound for a Kroger’s grocery store in Cincinnati,” says Zachary. Similar facilities exist to export fresh vegetables like green beans and specialty potatoes, he adds. “They’re already packaged and bar-coded, so after they land they can go right onto the store shelf.”

 

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