Chapainawabganj cuts down its mango trees

  • Mango trees across Chapainawabganj, including the ones next to roads, are being cut down. Farmers say mango cultivation is not as profitable as it used to be. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

    Mango trees across Chapainawabganj, including the ones next to roads, are being cut down. Farmers say mango cultivation is not as profitable as it used to be. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

  • Mango trees across Chapainawabganj, including the ones next to roads, are being cut down. Farmers say mango cultivation is not as profitable as it used to be. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

    Mango trees across Chapainawabganj, including the ones next to roads, are being cut down. Farmers say mango cultivation is not as profitable as it used to be. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

  • Old mango trees in an orchard in the Moharajpur area of Chapainawabganj are being cut down. The owner of the orchard is planning to sell the land. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

    Old mango trees in an orchard in the Moharajpur area of Chapainawabganj are being cut down. The owner of the orchard is planning to sell the land. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

  • Old mango trees in an orchard in the Moharajpur area of Chapainawabganj are being cut down. The owner of the orchard is planning to sell the land. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

    Old mango trees in an orchard in the Moharajpur area of Chapainawabganj are being cut down. The owner of the orchard is planning to sell the land. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

  • Old mango trees in an orchard in the Moharajpur area of Chapainawabganj are being cut down. The owner of the orchard is planning to sell the land. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

    Old mango trees in an orchard in the Moharajpur area of Chapainawabganj are being cut down. The owner of the orchard is planning to sell the land. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

  • Mango trees along the roads are being cut down. As the price of land in the Moharajpur area of Chapainawabganj has gone up, many landowners have begun to sell. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

    Mango trees along the roads are being cut down. As the price of land in the Moharajpur area of Chapainawabganj has gone up, many landowners have begun to sell. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

  • Mango trees along the roads are being cut down. As the price of land in the Moharajpur area of Chapainawabganj has gone up, many landowners have begun to sell. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

    Mango trees along the roads are being cut down. As the price of land in the Moharajpur area of Chapainawabganj has gone up, many landowners have begun to sell. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

  • The chopped-down mango trees are taken to the mill to produce wood for making furniture. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

    The chopped-down mango trees are taken to the mill to produce wood for making furniture. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

  • The chopped-down mango trees are taken to the mill to produce wood for making furniture. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

    The chopped-down mango trees are taken to the mill to produce wood for making furniture. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

  • The chopped-down mango trees are taken to the mill to produce wood for making furniture. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

    The chopped-down mango trees are taken to the mill to produce wood for making furniture. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

  • Furniture is made from the mango trees felled in Chapainawabganj. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

    Furniture is made from the mango trees felled in Chapainawabganj. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

  • Although the burning of trees in brick kilns is prohibited, wood from mango trees in Chapainawabganj are still used in brick kilns. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

    Although the burning of trees in brick kilns is prohibited, wood from mango trees in Chapainawabganj are still used in brick kilns. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

  • Although the burning of trees in brick kilns is prohibited, wood from mango trees in Chapainawabganj are still used in brick kilns. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam

    Although the burning of trees in brick kilns is prohibited, wood from mango trees in Chapainawabganj are still used in brick kilns. Photo: Md Fakrul Islam