(Photo: Cristina Chiarella)
In November 2021, the MIDLAND team (Cristina Chiarella, Michelle Picoli, Philippe Rufin, Yara Ubisse, Patrick Meyfroidt) collected drone pictures of fields in Northern Mozambique, and exchanged with many farmers about their farming systems and livelihoods.
The team went from Lichina (Niassa province) to Gurué (Zambezia province) and Nampula and the Mecuburi area (Nampula province). The data will serve as reference data for mapping field sizes across the larger region.
The drone imagery shows the beauty and diversity of smallscale farming: