Photos of the Day: Mangrove Oysters – from source to market, The Gambia. Images ©Jason Florio

Going back hundreds of years, along this coastline, people have collected oysters from the tentacles of the mangroves, which flank River Gambia…the tributaries are great sites for the oysters to grow. Oyster harvesting is traditionally a female-driven process – from collection, preparation,  to selling of the oysters… hear more from Jason Florio as he talks to Neal James of PhotographyContinue reading “Photos of the Day: Mangrove Oysters – from source to market, The Gambia. Images ©Jason Florio”

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Bloomberg: China’s Quest for Iron – film & photography by Jason Florio

Guinea’s Simandou mountains hold the largest untapped iron-ore deposit on the planet. Now a consortium of China-connected companies is moving ahead with a plan that jeopardizes one of the most biologically rich ecosystems in Africa. – words by Sheridan Prasso – Bloomberg China’s Quest for Iron Worries Mount About Mining for Iron in Guinea  “WeContinue reading “Bloomberg: China’s Quest for Iron – film & photography by Jason Florio”

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The Gambia: Government White Paper is out. Ex-Gambia President Jammeh will be prosecuted.

BBC World News – 26th May, 2022 “I believe justice will be done…it was welcoming news to hear that ex-president, Yahya Jammeh, will finally be prosecuted” Ayeshah Harun Jammeh – Gambia Victims Centre Talking to the BBC about the release of The Gambia government’s white paper. Ayeshah, one of many victims of the former 22-yearContinue reading “The Gambia: Government White Paper is out. Ex-Gambia President Jammeh will be prosecuted.”

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#GambiaDoors: The (un)mundane – doors & storefronts by Helen Jones-Florio

#GambiaDoors: The (un)mundane – doors & storefronts by Helen Jones-Florio. Photography prints

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