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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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Sylla Women's Market Garden Seminar

Apr 2013

Sylla Women's Market Garden Seminar

The extension year to this four-year project concluded with a seminar where successes as well as lessons learnt were discussed. Eighty-six people participated...
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Working With Farmers

Apr 2013

Working With Farmers

Intensification and diversification for rice farmers: work has continued with two demonstration irrigation farmers with rice production now at an average of 8 tons per hectare (as opposed to the previous 5 to 6 tons). Compost pits have...
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Livestock Health

Apr 2013

Livestock Health

Ba Djiby, left, is one of the two pastoralist Livestock Health practitioners we have trained and equipped to tour their respective regions inoculating animals against common diseases and passing on knowledge...
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Well Digging

Apr 2013

Well Digging

The Leqceiba well has reached 17 meters and is now awaiting the height of the dry season in order to be completed. Six thousand people from this small town of
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Credit Enterprise Update

Jan 2013

Credit Enterprise Update

Currently, the sum circulating is £5,500. This is being used by 13 different women’s groups numbering some 1,200 women...
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Big Walk: Section 5 completed – Presteigne to Bristol

Aug 2012

Big Walk: Section 5 completed – Presteigne to Bristol

A keen set of local walkers headed out from Presteigne (home of Rainbow) towards Hay-on-Wye via Kington on the Welsh border. Here a group of (very) Old Amplefordians took over...
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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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