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“Fonio farming in Bandafassi, Senegal”, May 2021

Fonio is one of the cereals whose cultivation is essential in West African food agriculture. Shelling this small cereal is a time-consuming task, traditionally carried out by women.

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“Fertilizing the soil in Bougarila and Monzona, Mali” by Gaoussou Coulibaly, Boubacar Diakité and Mariam Coulibaly, May 2021

Natural fertilisation of soils with animal or plant waste is widely practised, but different techniques can be used, for example to treat the fertiliser used or to save human labour. Natural soil fertilisation in Bougarila (Mali) Report by Gaussou They make the cows stop in the field so that when they defecate on the spot, it will serve as natural

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Jul

“Adapting the ploughing calendar in Mandou, Guinea” by Bangaly Camara, May 2021

Bangaly Camara, a villager from Mandou, says in this video that he starts ploughing at the beginning of May because he was surprised by the lack of rain last year. Everything that was cultivated in April will be harvested in water, so he is starting to plough now so that he can harvest it in 3 to 4 months. The

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