Agriculture that used to be one of the major occupations in Cyprus for centuries is now on its last leg.

The free market has put individual farmers and small local groups in direct competition with international corporations, leading to a demise of their already minimal income. Senior citizens, especially at the countryside, are those hurt the most.

Theotera G. Papadopoulou, born in 1908 in Palaiomilos, Troodos, spent her whole life working the land, providing for her family. (image by Thodoris Tzalavras)
Agriculture that used to be one of the major occupations in Cyprus for centuries is now on its last leg. The free market has put individual farmers and small local groups in direct competition with international corporations, leading to a demise of their already minimal income. Senior citizens, especially at the countryside, are those hurt the most. Theotera G. Papadopoulou, born in 1908 in Palaiomilos, Troodos, spent her whole life working the land, providing for her family.
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