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Monthly Photos

Photos taken by ILCAA staff and associates are posted here once a month; most of them are taken during their field research in Asia and Africa.

(The copyright belongs to the photographers.)

Grinding is hard work

An old woman S took out her grindstone to demonstrate how to cook a Bende traditional meal called iibhu (ground raw corn kernels are wrapped in banana leaves, and steamed). She said, “ In the old days, women spent the whole day grinding in the kitchen. Now, nobody wants to do such painstaking cooking.” Older people in the village rejoiced that they could eat iibhu for the first time in two years.

5 MAR 2015
Katuma village, Katavi Region, Tanzania
Photograph by Yuko ABE

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