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Harvesting "blue gold"

by Marine Protte-Rieg | 24 August 2020
Visit to beneficiaries of Soudiane Thiélème village (municipality of Djilasse, department of Fatick). On the left of the calabash: Abdoulaye Gadiaga, Agroforestry Techniques Advisor for the “Rain, Forest and People” project. On the right: Mansour Ndiaye, Executive Director of APAF Senegal.

Two months after the beginning of a generous monsoon season in the “Rain, Forest and People” project area, the APAF Senegal team visited households which benefited from the construction of a Calabash in June 2020. The purpose of the visit was to check the quality of the new constructions and to measure the water level in the tanks.

The team was very much welcome by the selected families. The latter were fully satisfied and happy with their new rainwater harvesting system. According to...


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