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In West Africa , Certain Villages Have Markets That " Assemble " At Re ...

In West Africa , Certain Villages Have Markets That " Assemble " At Re ...

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File name: Burkina_Faso_West_African_Women_Children_Fulani_2010_12496_ireneabdouphotography.com-4.jpg
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Source: photographer Based in: United States

Description: In West Africa , certain villages have markets that " assemble " at regular intervals , such as weekly or every three days . People from villages around the region converge on the town of Djibo in northern Burkina Faso every Wednesday to buy and sell food , livestock , and other goods and services . Here , women arrive in Djibo on foot , carrying fresh milk for sale in calabashes . Here , women bring handwoven straw mats to market for sale .

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