2020 / People / Portrait


  • Company
    Anadolu Agency
  • Photographer
    Mahmut Serdar Alakus

A woman sells chips on Abidjan's busiest highway on August 09, 2019 in Côte d'Ivoire. West Africa Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) still has the most developed economy of the UEMOA region in Côte d'Ivoire, which constitutes 40% of the total GDP, despite the economic and military crisis that started with the 1999 military coup and ended in 2011. The economic development has also been a hope for people living in countries adjacent to the Ivory Coast. From countries like Mali and Niger people who come make money by doing various things like women in the photo.