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78
FEBRUARY 2013
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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
LOCAL LENS
BY ALDA KAUFFELD
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TAKEN WI TH A NI KON D7000.
Enter your photography to be featured in Local Lens! Images must be high resolution (at least 300 dpi at 8 x 10”). Please submit a short description of the scene/event, as well
as your name, brief biodata and the type of camera used t
o locallens@afsa.org.
T
hese young men in Kparigu are transporting harvested soybeans by bicycle to a local market. In remote areas of northern
Ghana, where transportation options are limited, farm families use any means at their disposal to move their products to
market. USAID, through Feed the Future, supports Ghanaian farmers to improve the quantity and quality of their agriculture
production, improving local livelihoods.
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Alda Kaufeld is a Foreign Service spouse posted in Accra, where she is a local hire personal services contractor with USAID, serving as a develop-
ment outreach coordinator. She is also a professional photographer, and was just awarded the “Best in Show” for the Art in Embassies “Trough
Teir Eyes” worldwide Defense Department and State Department Photography Contest. Go to
http://aldakaufeld.imagekind.com/ to
see more
of her photos.
KPARIGU, GHANA