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Barbara Francoli

As a professional photographer and photo editor, Barbara enjoys expressing time, society and life as it unfolds through photography. She earned her degree in theatre direction from the Scuola Internazionale di Teatro Arsenale di Milano and specialized in journalistic photography and photo editing at the Italian Institute of Photography. She has curated the online imagery for art exhibitions by Contrasto, Electa, Fondazione Mazzotta and Mondadori. She is also a published photographer for Vogue Italy and has created photographic projects for international associations of social promotion.

 
Barbara Francoli

Tanzania. Endless landscapes with the scent of spices

Culture / Barbara Francoli

Sea, safaris, waterfalls, lakes. The landscape of Tanzania is rich in beauty, as evidenced by the large number of natural parks. Spices such as, saffron, cardamom, vanilla and cinnamon, are essential ingredients in the lives and the diet of its inhabitants, especially in the beautiful Zanzibar.

Japan, a charming landscape that's given birth to a harmonious cuisine

Culture / Barbara Francoli

The archipelago of Japan - dominated by Mount Fuji - is covered by lush vegetation. The abundance of groundwater gives life to a spectacular landscape of rice fields and a culinary culture whose symbols in the West, are sushi and sashimi, accompanied by tea or sake.

Haiti. The gem of the Caribbean

Culture / Barbara Francoli

Picture postcard scenery, music and the joyful vitality of a people poised between the past and the future.

Azerbaijan. Combining modernity with protection of the land

Culture / Barbara Francoli

The country with nearly 10 million inhabitants is an example for the protection of biodiversity and culinary tradition. The capital, Baku, showcases modern architecture, such as the cultural center designed by Zaha Hadid.

Cameroon. A fertile country in harmony with nature

Culture / Barbara Francoli

Endless plantations growing cocoa, fruit and vegetables extend over the warm western plains

Burundi, the multifaceted land of coffee

Culture / Barbara Francoli

Burundi is an agricultural country that is both rich yet simple at the same time. Its good fortune can be seen through its agriculture. The territory ranges from savannah to highlands soaring up to 2,000 meters in altitude. The country takes part in Expo Milano 2015 within the Coffee Cluster and celebrates its National Day at Expo Milano 2015 on July 5.

United States, technology brings about a food renaissance

Culture / Barbara Francoli

Six time zones span across deserts, plains, forests and mountains.  Grain and oilseed fields are the ever-present crops that form a foundation of agriculture in America, the world’s largest producer of soybeans and corn. 

Uganda, land of mountain gorillas

Culture / Barbara Francoli

Lush scenery, with 17 national parks and coffee plantations shaded by banana plants. Uganda is a country with an abundance of freshwater thanks to the many lakes, including the second largest in the world, Lake Victoria, the source of the Nile.

Rwanda. Rolling hills infused with the aroma of coffee

Culture / Barbara Francoli

 With its unspoiled landscapes and fertile lands, this charming country is dedicated to cultivating prized coffee. 

The Democratic Republic of Congo, the rainforest and its great river

Culture / Barbara Francoli

The Democratic Republic of Congo is home to the world’s second largest rainforest, (the Amazon hosts the largest) . A dense jungle is crossed by the great Congo River and its tributaries, forming a wild area that contains a treasure trove of biodiversity. The country takes part in Expo Milano 2015 in the Fruits and Legumes Cluster and on Tuesday, June 30 it celebrates its National Day

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