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The few families that live in the valley subsist mostly on shepherding and subsistence farming, the same livelihoods that have supported people on these productive alpine and subalpine pastures for centuries.
Togo, which lies between Ghana and Benin, is one of the world’s poorest countries, with many people surviving on subsistence farming.
Many are dependent on subsistence farming that requires long hours of hard outdoor labor.
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