Marie Michael Library

Title

What Future for Yacub Ali? Country Boats in Bangladesh

Length

26 min.

File No

201

Format

VHS

Description

A story of a rural man who owns and operates a handmade country boat in Bangladesh. We accompany him on a river trip and learn the economics of the country boats. The video focuses on the dilemma of development funding going into the mechanized boat sector while the large handmade country boat sector is ignored.

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