Workers collecting water chestnuts by Abdul Momin (6 images)

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Workers pick water chestnuts, a popular vegetable in Bangladesh.

Water chestnuts are cultivated in fresh bodies of water such as lakes and ponds and have been on the Indian subcontinent for around 3000 years. It takes up to six months until they’re ready to be harvest, with each worker being able to collect up to 200kg of chestnuts according to photographer Abdul Momin, 29.

After being harvested they are sent to markets to be sold, with each kilogram being sold for around 20p....
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