September 7, 2009

Rice Mill, Bangladesh

Photograph by John Stanmeyer

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine

Steam rises from rice being processed at a small mill in Rangpur, in northern Bangladesh. Spikes in rice and other food prices in 2007 and 2008 multiplied the ranks of the hungry in this chronically food-insecure country to some 65 million—45 percent of Bangladesh's population.

See more photographs from the June 2009 feature story "The Global Food Crisis."


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