Myanmar: Golden Harvest

Rural Myanmar

“Golden Harvest” / Jessie T. Ponce / Bago Region, Myanmar / February 2016

A group of women harvest beans and prepares the ground for the next rice-planting season.  In June-July, when monsoon rains start, these fields gradually turn into rice paddies.  Rural farmers alternate vegetables and other “cash crops” for rice during the dry months, around November to March.