13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Brick by brick

After harvesting and before planting new rice on the paddies, people use mud and clay for forming bricks, which they burn in single-use ovens by the roadside. This leads to loss of nutrients in the soil, which means a worse harvest every year.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: North of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
Camera: NIKON D3200
Copyright: © Ulf Krone