Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Collecting-Firewood-in-Xinping--27MZIF0RTQY.htmlConceptually similarRice Farming in XinpingGP0CBVCompleted★★★★Carrying Firewood in XinpingGP019M9Completed★★★★Working Lunch in XinpingGP0SCSCompleted★★★★Elderly Peasant in XinpingGP0Y9CCompleted★★★★Bai Yunxian in XinpingGP07GJCompleted★★★★Planting Rice Seeds in XinpingGP0PVACompleted★★★★Dai Festival in XinpingGP0PV9Completed★★★★Ma Meiyan in XinpingGP01F3PCompleted★★★★Dai Woman and Cattle in XinpingGP01B4JCompleted★★★★View AllGP0OV8Collecting Firewood in XinpingFirewood is the main source of fuel for the Dai people living in the valley and women are mainly responsible for collecting it. However, woods are shrinking and some families have begun to use electricity but this is too expensive for the majority of these rice growers.Locations:Asia-China-Gasa Town-Xinping County-Yunnan ProvinceDate:1 Jan, 2005Credit:© Greenpeace / Bai YunxianMaximum size:4555px X 3012pxKeywords:Day-Farmers-Indigenous People-Industry-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Organic farming-Outdoors-Rice-SAGE (campaign title)-Sustainable agriculture-Villages-WomenShoot:Rice Farmers Photography Project in ChinaFive rice farmers from the Yunnan Province with no experience in photography were given a camera and asked to document their sustainable rice farming methods over the space of a year to highlight the potential of ecological agriculture. The farmers are part of a strong, local community, indigenous to the area. They work closely with the land, cultivating the rice and soil. The project, entitled ‘Rice is Life’ presents authentic evidence to show the importance of rice and ecology and the interaction between rice and culture amongst rice farmers. This is set against the growing trend in genetically engineered rice and the potential risks involved.