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Tea garden labour in Bangladesh

Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
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Bangladesh has 163 tea gardens (including seven in Panchagarh where tea cultivation started only recently) with 36 of them considered "sick." The maximum daily cash pay in 2008 was less than half a US$. Srimongal, Bangladesh. 26/07/2010
Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
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Bangladesh has 163 tea gardens (including seven in Panchagarh where tea cultivation started only recently) with 36 of them considered "sick." The maximum daily cash pay in 2008 was less than half a US$. Srimongal, Bangladesh. 26/07/2010
Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
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Bangladesh has 163 tea gardens (including seven in Panchagarh where tea cultivation started only recently) with 36 of them considered "sick." The maximum daily cash pay in 2008 was less than half a US$. Srimongal, Bangladesh. 26/07/2010
Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
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Bangladesh has 163 tea gardens (including seven in Panchagarh where tea cultivation started only recently) with 36 of them considered "sick." The maximum daily cash pay in 2008 was less than half a US$. Srimongal, Bangladesh. 26/07/2010
Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
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Bangladesh has 163 tea gardens (including seven in Panchagarh where tea cultivation started only recently) with 36 of them considered "sick." The maximum daily cash pay in 2008 was less than half a US$. Srimongal, Bangladesh. 26/07/2010
Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
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Bangladesh has 163 tea gardens (including seven in Panchagarh where tea cultivation started only recently) with 36 of them considered "sick." The maximum daily cash pay in 2008 was less than half a US$. Srimongal, Bangladesh. 26/07/2010
Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
07/10
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Bangladesh has 163 tea gardens (including seven in Panchagarh where tea cultivation started only recently) with 36 of them considered "sick." The maximum daily cash pay in 2008 was less than half a US$. Srimongal, Bangladesh. 26/07/2010
Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
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Bangladesh has 163 tea gardens (including seven in Panchagarh where tea cultivation started only recently) with 36 of them considered "sick." The maximum daily cash pay in 2008 was less than half a US$. Srimongal, Bangladesh. 26/07/2010
Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
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Bangladesh has 163 tea gardens (including seven in Panchagarh where tea cultivation started only recently) with 36 of them considered "sick." The maximum daily cash pay in 2008 was less than half a US$. Srimongal, Bangladesh. 26/07/2010
Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
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Bangladesh has 163 tea gardens (including seven in Panchagarh where tea cultivation started only recently) with 36 of them considered "sick." The maximum daily cash pay in 2008 was less than half a US$. Srimongal, Bangladesh. 26/07/2010
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  • Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
  • Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
  • Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
  • Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
  • Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
  • Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
  • Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
  • Tea garden labour in Bangladesh
  • Tea garden labour in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has 163 tea gardens (including seven in Panchagarh where tea cultivation started only recently) with 36 of them considered "sick." The maximum daily cash pay in 2008 was less than half a US$. Srimongal, Bangladesh. 26/07/2010

Right now Bangladesh has 163 tea gardens (including seven in Panchagarh where tea cultivation started only recently) with 36 of them considered "sick." The maximum daily cash pay for the daily rated worker in 2008 was Taka 32.50 (less than half a US$). This is a miserable pay having a severe effect on the daily lives of the tea workers. Although the workers get rations at a concession, a family can hardly have decent food items on their plate. They indeed have very poor quality and protein-deficient meals. Their physical appearance tells of their malnourishment. Srimongal on July 26, 2010.

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