Fishing Wood: Disappearing driftwood in Sudan | Environment


From: Africa Direct

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

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

This outdated custom – by which generations made a residing – is now in disaster, with the drifting wooden turning into scarce.

Fishing Wooden, 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 modifications 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 brief movies throughout Sudan, an acclaimed function documentary, Shedding Oakland, in america, and several other long-running radio programmes round peace-building.

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