CAPTION: “Before, there was a lot of dead rice because we would grow the plants very close to each other”, says Mr Chung. “Now we know the correct distance to plant the seeds, so they grow better”. He goes on to talk about techniques he’s learned to increase his productivity. Here, he shows us diseased plants, which he now understands how to identify and remove. LOCATION: Coong Village, Huy Tuong, Son La Province, Vietnam. INDIVIDUAL(S) PHOTOGRAPHED: Vi Van Chung.