Malaria — Rwanda
Rice farming is a priority crop in Rwanda but working in the flooded fields means 10 hours a day exposed to mosquitoes.
Rwanda’s tens of thousands of acres of bright green, grassy rice fields present a paradox for the landlocked East African country. The crop is a dietary staple for virtually every family here, and it brings in a good chunk of the country’s GDP. So, the government is embarking on an aggressive campaign to produce even more. But the waterlogged fields where the grain grows