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The harsh realities behind hazelnut harvesting

By Dorian Jones

On Turkey's Black Sea coast, the harvest of around three quarters of the world's supply of hazelnuts is coming to an end.

It is hard and often dangerous work for the army of pickers who travel hundreds of kilometers to help with the harvest. Most of them are Kurdish from a region devastated by the decades-long conflict between the Turkish army and insurgents.

Dorian Jones reports from Turkey’s Eastern Black Sea province of Ordu.

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