Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Farming-in-the-Terraces-in-Honghe-27MZIFLND6PZ.htmlConceptually similarRice Farmers Planting Rice in the PhilippinesGP0STOA5TCompleted★★★★★★Rice Farmers Planting Rice in the PhilippinesGP0STOANZCompleted★★★★★★★Rice Farmers Planting Rice in the PhilippinesGP0STOAO0Completed★★★★★★Smoking Break in WeixiGP0KGZCompleted★★★★Organic Rice Paddies in ChinaGP0STP7BYCompleted★★★★Organic Rice Paddies in ChinaGP0STP7C0Completed★★★★Organic Rice Paddies in ChinaGP0STP7C1Completed★★★★Organic Rice Paddies in ChinaGP0STP7C2Completed★★★★Organic Rice Paddy in ChinaGP0STP7C7Completed★★★★View AllGP0142NFarming in the Terraces in HongheWomen work here with rice crops in the terraces. These areas form a tiered appearance and are cultivated as a method of soil conservation to prevent irrigation water from running down the slopes and eroding the soil.Locations:Asia-China-Honghe-Yunnan ProvinceDate:1 Jan, 2005Credit:© Greenpeace / Li ZikangMaximum size:4541px X 3065pxKeywords:Farmers-Fields-High angle view-Indigenous People-Irrigation-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Organic farming-Rice-SAGE (campaign title)-Sustainable agriculture-Trees-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.