Asia Album: Floating vegetable beds in Bangladesh

Farmers row boats beside floating vegetable beds in Barisal, Bangladesh, Oct. 25, 2022. (Xinhua)

BARISAL, Bangladesh, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — Vegetable farming on floating beds in water bodies is gaining popularity in parts of Bangladesh, especially in the country’s vast coastal areas where changing sea levels are affecting human activities in recent years.

An aerial photo taken on Oct. 25, 2022 shows floating vegetable beds in Barisal, Bangladesh. (Xinhua)

Farmers row boats beside floating vegetable beds in Barisal, Bangladesh, Oct. 25, 2022. (Xinhua)

A farmer picks vegetables from a floating vegetable bed in Barisal, Bangladesh, Oct. 25, 2022. (Xinhua)

A farmer rows boat beside floating vegetable beds in Barisal, Bangladesh, Oct. 25, 2022. (Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 25, 2022 shows floating vegetable beds in a waterbody in Barisal, Bangladesh. (Xinhua)