On the fertile clay plains of Sudan's Gezira Scheme, farmers would have normally started tilling the soil weeks ago and planting cash crops. Instead, swathes of the 3,400-square-mile agricultural project remain untouched.
10 Dec 2018
Several hundred thousands of farmers have committed suicide in the last two decades, driven by poverty and debt following failed harvests. For the families left behind, especially women, the consequences can be harsh.