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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IG: Jason Florio on assignment in Guinea-Conakry

Jason Florio is a multi-award winning photojournalist, and filmmaker. Currently based in The Gambia, West Africa, where he has been covering the region, and beyond, for over 20 years. floriophoto.com Follow on IG for regular updates @jasonflorio / @floriophotos For assignment queries, and image licensing – Contact here

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Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – Images ©Jason Florio

From a recent photography assignment in Côte d’Ivoire. The contrast from urban to rural. Check our more travel images by Jason Florio Travelogue CURRENT LOCATION: MARCH 2021  THE GAMBIA, WEST AFRICA Assignment queries, and image licensing – Contact here

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On this day: Jan 26, 2017 – President Adama Barrow returns home to The Gambia, West Africa

The Gambia – January 26th, 2017: A triumphant, and momentous day for The Gambia, West Africa. Ten’s of thousands of euphoric Gambians lined the streets for miles (an estimated over 100,000 Gambians flocked the main road) – to welcome home their new president, Adama Barrow. Images / Footage ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio

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