Rice is Life - traditional rice farming in China

Photo essay | 12 May, 2009

Rice is Life - traditional rice farming in China

For farmers of Southern China, rice is more than just food - it is the very basis of their culture, however, it's a way of life that could be under threat as the spectre of genetic modification (GM) creeps up on the planet's most important food crop.

Photographs and story by John Novis. Additional photographs individually credited.


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