UK Registered Charity No: 1087744

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Livestock Health

Feb 2014

Livestock Health

Our two livestock health trainers continue to circulate amongst a semi-pastoral community of 25,000 inoculating livestock, providing livestock health and management training,
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Credit Enterprise

Nov 2013

Credit Enterprise

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.
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Leqceiba Well Completed

Oct 2013

Leqceiba Well Completed

This well, near the small town of Leqceiba in southern Mauritania, was completed in October at a depth of 25 metres.
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Big Walk Completed

Sep 2013

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.
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Training and Capacity building

Aug 2013

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).
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Fruit Tree Nursery and Market Gardening

Aug 2013

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.
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Re-launching of partner ADMAPE

Jul 2013

Re-launching of partner ADMAPE

ADMAPE president, Mohamedou Sall, and agronomist, Djiby Ba, are seen here, left, outside their newly refurbished Climate Change Centre.
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Dust Storm approaching Leqceiba

May 2013

Dust Storm approaching Leqceiba

The climate in southern Mauritania continues to be as unsettled as our own.
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Spreading the Word via Radio

Apr 2013

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...
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Market Gardening

Apr 2013

Market Gardening

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...
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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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