Our two livestock health trainers continue to circulate amongst a semi-pastoral community of 25,000 inoculating livestock, providing livestock health and management training,
Fatimata Djiallo, left, is president of Oukourame Village Women’s Cooperative. The cooperative has 75 members managing a kitty of £500 for such activities as small commerce in cooking oil and materials, and butchery.
Leqceiba Well Completed
This well, near the small town of Leqceiba in southern Mauritania, was completed in October at a depth of 25 metres.
Big Walk Completed
The two final sections of the Big Walk, from Scotland’s Cape Wrath (most northerly point of Britain) to Land’s End, have been completed (see, left, the Gang), bringing to an end this delightful odyssey started in September 2008.
Training and Capacity building
Partner ADMAPE have worked with 30 village communities this year (covering a population of approx. 40,000). Organisational, agronomic and managerial training manifest themselves in numerous village and in-field training meetings (as, left, in the village of Sabar).
Fruit Tree Nursery and Market Gardening
Partner ADMAPE have established a small fruit tree nursery (see, left) hoping to encourage the planting of fruit trees amongst irrigation farmers.
Re-launching of partner ADMAPE
ADMAPE president, Mohamedou Sall, and agronomist, Djiby Ba, are seen here, left, outside their newly refurbished Climate Change Centre.
Dust Storm approaching Leqceiba
The climate in southern Mauritania continues to be as unsettled as our own.
Spreading the Word via Radio
Roughly every two weeks partner ADMAPE participates in discussions on the local Kaedi FM radio station about environmental degradation and climate change. They are also involved...
In addition to the seventy women’s market garden cooperatives that have been involved in our activities to date, this year local partner ADMAPE has worked directly with a further thirteen, comprising 652 members. Each of these...