Justin Vela

Working a plot of land near the Syrian border in Turkey’s Mardin province. The area has experienced drought for the past three years. However, owned by a family with connections to the local agriculture department, this plot is well irrigated while the area around it is lacking water. July 2011.

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Working a plot of land near the Syrian border in Turkey's Mardin province. The area has experienced drought for the past three years. However, owned by a family with connections to the local agriculture department, this plot is well irrigated while the area around it is dry. July 2011

Working a plot of land near the Syrian border in Turkey's Mardin province. The area has experienced drought for the past three years. However, owned by a family with connections to the local agriculture department, this plot is well irrigated while the area around it is lacking water. July 2011.

This photo was taken while researching a soon to be published article on Turkey’s GAP project, which aims to develop the southeast of the country.

 

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Written by Justin Vela

July 19, 2011 at 7:27 am

Posted in Multimedia, turkey

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