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Afghan nomads - changing lives

Low level layers
  • Afghan nomad
  • Flower power
  • Tough Turki
  • Born survivors
  • Kuchi cows
  • Low level layers
  • Bread and milk
  • Tents, past and present
  • Pressure on pastures

Low level layers

Apart from sheep and cows, chickens are also kept at the lower elevation settlements to provide eggs for the family. Taking care of the chickens, milking, processing of milk and food preparation is entirely the responsibility of women, while men tend the sheep.

picture credit: © Ellen Geerlings



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