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Senegal: melons by the million

Plotting a better diet
  • 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

Plotting a better diet

Villagers use this water to cultivate productive plots of peanuts, tomatoes, onions and chilli peppers. Well aware of the benefits of precise irrigation, many have chosen to invest in drip irrigation equipment.

picture credit: © Green Shoots Productions



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