Dusty Roads

Images of Rural Myanmar

“Dusty Roads” / Bago Region, Myanmar / Jessie T. Ponce / February 2012

A farmer and his wife ride towards home on a cartload of bamboos and firewood along the dusty rural roads of the rice-growing delta region of Bago.  The agriculture sector accounts for around 70% of overall employment in Myanmar.  Rice is a major agricultural product especially in the delta regions.