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Forest Protection

Mar 2017

Forest Protection

Over a series of seminars and community visits across the region ADMAPE have been raising awareness of climate change and strategies to combat it. Members from twenty-two families from the Winy Jammy area north of Leqceiba attended a seminar where they agreed that they would form a pastoralists union.
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Advocacy

Mar 2017

Advocacy

Following on from ADMAPE’s success in winning First prize in a regional trade fare, the have been involved in many activities giving a voice to local people and their local agricultural industry, and lobbying state agencies on their behalf.
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Livestock

Mar 2017

Livestock

ADMAPE continue support the two veterinary workers they trained who are now involved in regular tours of pastoralist regions. The two workers promote adherence to regular vaccination regimes and provide the medications.
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Market Gardens

Mar 2017

Market Gardens

ADMAPE have worked directly with 28 women’s cooperatives over the past two years. Inputs have included: agronomic, organisational and managerial training; market research and advice; supply of selected seeds and small tools; training in agro-forestry and the supply of fruit trees; supply of fencing materials for 6 cooperatives; supply of 1-cylinder water pumps to 4 cooperatives; food processing research and training.
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Irrigation Farming

Mar 2017

Irrigation Farming

Having for many years worked with farmers involved in this struggling commercial sector (on diversification, management and low-external input methods), activities have recently revolved around the promotion of organic rice production and the new concept of growing irrigated of off-season crops such as maize, millet, vegetables and fodder crops.
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Traditional Farming

Mar 2017

Traditional Farming

ADMAPE have continued to work with traditional farmers on water harvesting and pest control techniques, rejuvenating this struggling sector.
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Bird Scaring

Mar 2017

Bird Scaring

ADMAPE continue to be highly active in initiating and facilitating large-scale community actions, also supported by state agencies, to attempt to reduce the bird devastation of crops through chasing them away. This very time-consuming activity is now starting to have an impact meaning much less crop loss.
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Fencing Production

Mar 2017

Fencing Production

ADMAPE have teamed up with a local fencing fabricator to help boost his production and hence have a local, cheaper supply of this vital product available.
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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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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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