Local farmers gathering paddy by Rafid Yasar (4 images)

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Farmers shoulder heavy loads of freshly cut rice plants which are taken to be sold. The photos were taken by Rafid Yasar at Kalai, Joypurhat, Bangladesh. 

The 25 year old student said “The farmers are reaping, gathering and threshing rice plants from a paddy field. They are carrying over 30kg on each shoulder, so each worker has 60kg of rice on their back which is an incredible amount of weight”

“The farms are then selling it to local buyers. It sells at £0.36 per...
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