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Market Gardening

Mar 2015

Market Gardening

Thirty-one women’s co-operatives have been helped this year to set up and run successful market gardens. The production of high-in-vitamin sweet potatoes has been introduced (producing 72 tons from 6 hectares) and seed for the production of 45 tons of onions was distributed. The keenness of these 700 women to set up their market gardens and access the organisational and managerial training partner ADMAPE provide is remarkable. Over four years due to our work the number of women’s market garden co-operatives has increased from 12 to 70.
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Trade Fair First Prize

Mar 2015

Trade Fair First Prize

In October last year partner ADMAPE participated in a large regional agro-pastoral and artisanal trade fair where their stall displaying the produce of five of the farmers with whom they work won first prize for quality, diversity and price.
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Maize and Millet Farming

Mar 2015

Maize and Millet Farming

Over 400 rain-fed and flood-recession farmers have been supplied with fertilisers and pesticides this year and trained in the effective use of them.
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Livestock/Fodder Production

Mar 2015

Livestock/Fodder Production

Our two livestock health trainers continue to do their work. Meanwhile, the promotion of the protection of pastures for the production of fodder amongst 15 pastoralist groups resulted in 120 tons of hay being produced and 1,500 animals being saved in a year of drought when many starved.
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Bird Control

Mar 2015

Bird Control

Huge swarms of birds have been devastating the annual rice crop leading to greatly reduced yields and many months of bird scaring by family members.
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Irrigation Farming

Mar 2015

Irrigation Farming

Continuing with our ‘Seeing is Believing’ initiative, two family-farm irrigation co-operatives have been supported in the organic production of rice crops and in diversifying their output with the cultivation of vegetables and growing fruit trees.
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Income Generation

Mar 2015

Income Generation

The micro-credit scheme continues amongst 13 small women’s co-operatives managing sums of up to £500 each which they loan to their 883 members for use in such things as commerce in clothes, dried fish and soap.
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Capacity Building

Mar 2015

Capacity Building

Partner ADMAPE were instrumental in assisting a government initiative to set up 4 Economic Interest Groups comprising some 60 farmer co-operatives.
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Farmer Managed Natural Tree Regeneration

Mar 2015

Farmer Managed Natural Tree Regeneration

Protecting and allowing natural tree cover to regenerate under which farms can then be established protected from wind and sun is an extremely effective manner of combating the effects of climate change.
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A New Service Vehicle

Mar 2015

A New Service Vehicle

ADMAPE have received this year a brand new Toyota land Cruiser to replace the old one.
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Advocacy

Mar 2015

Advocacy

Climate change Rally: London March 7th
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Wells

Mar 2015

Wells

The new well in Leqceiba (25m) is up and running and servicing a community at the far eastern end of the town who do not have access to running water.
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Welcome To Rainbow Development In Africa!

Rainbow Development in Africa works with farmers and farming communities in southern Mauritania and northern Senegal, West Africa.

Working always through local partners, our objectives are food security and sustainable livelihoods. We dig wells, promote organic farming methods and environmental protection, provide training programs, agricultural services and much else.

Our core commitments remain:

To provide direct, grassroots assistance.

To focus on the causes of poverty.

To maximise cost efficiency.

To foster confidence and self-determination amongst Africans.

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