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. Photographer/Filmmaker, Jason Florio, talks to Neale James – Photography Daily Show
Stewards of the forest: the pioneering women’s collective harvesting the Gambia’s oysters – The Guardian The all-female workforce is part of a visionary project committed to protecting the wetland forests. Now their challenge is to earn a sustainable living year-round. “In the cool air of an April dawn, Marie Sambou, an oyster harvester, carves throughContinue reading “The Guardian: Stewards of the forest: the pioneering women’s collective harvesting the Gambia’s oysters”
New York Film Academy (NYFA) welcomed Photojournalist & Filmmaker Jason Florio for a special guest lecture and Q&A as part of NYFA’s Photo Guest Speaker Series.
Happy New Year! Traditional Masquerades Parade, Banjul, The Gambia, West Africa. Images and footage ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio