Nakhon ratchasima, Thailand. 4th March 2013 -- A former farmer, Khun Sompong, now 78 years-old, sharpens a machete that he will use to clear his smallholding to grow vegetables for himself and his wife. -- The northeast of Thailand, whilst being the major rice growing region of the country, is also the poorest. Villagers life for many revolves around a daily existence of finding food for the next meal and escaping the searing midday heat.
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