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Fishing Wood: Disappearing driftwood in Sudan

From: Africa Direct

The centuries-old custom of driftwood fishing in the Blue Nile is below risk in Sudan.

Yousif Saaed Hamza is a fisherman – however his catch is driftwood moderately than fish.

This outdated custom – by which generations made a dwelling – is now in disaster, with the drifting wooden turning into scarce.

Fishing Wood, by Alsanosi Adam, takes us onto the Blue Nile in Al-Damazin district, Sudan. We meet Yousif and his fellow fishermen who, after a fruitless day on the river, restore their nets and speculate concerning the adjustments that threaten their livelihoods.

Alsanosi Adam is an award-winning Sudanese filmmaker, journalist and radio producer with an curiosity in social justice and human rights tasks. He has made greater than a dozen quick movies throughout Sudan, an acclaimed function documentary, Losing Oakland, in the United States, and a number of other long-running radio programmes round peace-building.

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