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Prawns bring new life to flooded Bangladesh fields

Date Published: 
12/20/2011
Summary: 

For six months of the year, Bangladeshi rice farmer Raj Mia and his wife suffered as the annual monsoon rains flooded their fields, leaving them unable to feed their five children. (..) Raj, like millions, lives on the flood plains of Bangladesh, a region increasingly battered by climate change-produced cyclones and rains which inundate swathes of farmland, perpetuating poverty for millions. But now, Raj has new hope from an unlikely source: prawns