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Men selling green tea from China in the local market. Traditionally a pastoralist, nomadic society, over the past 20 years, while remaining highly mobile, Mauritanians have become a largely sedentary society. However, drought, emigration and an exodus of men to urban areas in search of employment have left only the elderly, women and children to practice agriculture and tend to livestock in many rural areas. .Kankossa, Mauritania. 08/03/2011..Photo © J.B. Russell
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Men selling green tea from China in the local market. Traditionally a pastoralist, nomadic society, over the past 20 years, while remaining highly mobile, Mauritanians have become a largely sedentary society. However, drought, emigration and an exodus of men to urban areas in search of employment have left only the elderly, women and children to practice agriculture and tend to livestock in many rural areas. .Kankossa, Mauritania. 08/03/2011..Photo © J.B. Russell