Ethiopia’s Omo Valley | Africa’s Last Frontier, National Geographic Magazine: Harvesting Sorghum in the Karo Village called Labuk

The thick black earth resulting from deposits of floods can sustain two or three crop rotations before there is another flood. The amount of water contained in this muck cannot be duplicated with irrigation. This family is harvesting sorghum in the Karo village called Labuk.  Karo are sedentary agriculturists who practice flood recession agriculture on the banks of the Omo.

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