Farmer: a life in isolation

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By: Raphaëlle Constant Follow |

Emmanuelle Bastide

50 mins

Camille Beaurain became a widow at the age of 24, after the suicide of her husband, a farmer in the Somme, department in the North of France. 


If agriculture is more than a profession, a passion for some, Camille Beaurain, tells the other side of the coin, her old daily life punctuated by the needs of the hundred pigs that she raised, and of which she took care. Day and night.

A life centered on his farm, a life in isolation, almost in autarky.

Testimony of a young farmer.  


Camille Beaurain

, farmer in the Somme, department of the North of France.

Author of

Agricultrice, une vie à part

(Robert Laffont).

At the end of the program, an interview with 



 at the microphone of

Raphaëlle Constant


This optimistic and jack-of-all-trades activist has made social networks her weapon of choice to generate popular mobilization around social issues.

Raïssa Compaoré has become a figure in the civic struggle for peace and social justice in Burkina Faso.


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