Reference : V-P-ML-E-00662
Date : 01/06/2021
Country/Region : MALI
Caption : Timbuktu region, Goundam, local market. Everyday life.
Photographer : SECK, Mouhamadou Birom
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Climate change puts a strain on populations in the region. Its effects are also visible at the market. Because of the drying-up of lakes and rivers, water and fish became rare and precious. Cutting and selling firewood allows many to earn an income, but it also aggravates the advance of the desert.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 3712x2970
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour