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Senegal: melons by the million

Drip-perfect fertigation
  • A handful of promise
  • Sharing the pleasure
  • Dual-purpose dam
  • Drip-perfect fertigation
  • Water works
  • Plotting a better diet
  • Labour of love
  • Equal opportunity
  • Choosing to stay
  • Melon matters

Drip-perfect fertigation

The land leased by villagers of Mbeur Beuf to the melon company is drip-irrigated with added fertiliser in precise quantities for perfect growth. The company, Soldive, built a 3km canal to bring water to the area.

picture credit: © Green Shoots Productions

 

 

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