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Senegal: melons by the million

Water works
  • 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

Water works

As well as irrigating the melons, water is diverted into small canals to serve the village. The secure water supply is a key benefit to the community from leasing part of their land to the melon company.

picture credit: © Green Shoots Productions



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