Reportage: The Sahel: Between The Raindrops: The Sahel: Between The Raindrops

Village elders gather in their community in the province of Gorgol. Most of the young men from rural zones have left in search of work in urban areas and abroad, leaving only women, children and the elderly to work the land and tend to livestock.Boitieck Ehel Aly, Mauritania.Photo © J.B. Russell
The Sahel: Between The Raindrops, March 2011

Village elders gather in their community in the province of Gorgol. Most of the young men from rural zones have left in search of work in urban areas and abroad, leaving only women, children and the elderly to work the land and tend to livestock. 

Boitieck Ehel Aly, Mauritania. 

Photo © J.B. Russell