The evacuees feeding a country

Hmong farmer

After the Vietnam War, France moved a tiny team of 45 Hmong evacuees from Laos to its abroad region in South America, called French Guiana.

The Hmong individuals were leaving oppression from the communists, due to the fact that they were veteran allies of France and also had actually combated with United States pressures.

Forty years later on, French Guiana is currently greatly dependent on the food that these evacuees and also their offspring expand in ranches deep in the Amazon forest. It’s stated they are a real migration success tale, however this pleased closing was not constantly ensured.

Film by Daisy Walsh, Tommy Chavannes and also Jilla Dastmalchi.

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