Tag: changement

16
Jul

“Climate change in Banzana, Mali” by Sidibé Bourama, May 2021

“In Mali (Kayes region, village of Banzana), I remember when I was a child we used to start sowing on the 25th day of May to ensure a good season and the harvests were usually good. But nowadays, the rainy season starts later and later, and this year we started sowing in July and August. So if it doesn’t rain

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16
Jul

“A spoilt pond in Damaro, Guinea” by Mariame Camara, May 2021

Kalil Camara, a farmer in Damaro, says: “Here the place is called ‘kônongroun’, this marigot is spoiled, the water was very deep, but look, you can even jump on it. The fish have gone, all the young people from the village of Damaro-centre used to come to wash there, to learn to swim, but because of the heat, it has

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16
Jul

“Brick building and lack of straw in Mandou, Guinea” by Manigbè Sidiki Camara, May 2021

Manigbè Sidiki Camara, resident of Mandou, says: “There is a lack of straw in our village because of the scarcity of rain, which is why we have formed an association to make bricks to build houses out of tin. With our women, after the harvest, we join together to buy sheets of metal to reduce the straw huts because we

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21
May

“The village of Ethiouar, place of traditional initiation celebrations” by Jacques Camara, Bandafassi (Senegal) – May 2021

Hello and welcome to the village of Ethiouar, where we are today to make a presentation. Ethiouar is a historical Bedik village, (Bedik from Bandafassi). In this village, we have constructions made of clay, and also straw and bamboo. And also, we have temporary shelters. We have temporary shelters, as you can see here with me, which will be used

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20
May

“Bokossoni River in Bossoko” by Sidiki Camara (Guinea) – April 2021

“This river is called “Bossokôni”, hence the name of the village of Bossokô. But today, one can neither wash clothes nor drink from it. Bossokô is engaged in artisanal gold mining. Despite the negative effect of climate change, the degradation of the environment of Bossokô is due to certain anthropic activities. This river is full of history, which tends to

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20
May

“The infertility of the soil and the cultivation of cotton and millet”, by Mamadou Djikiné Missira Tabadjan, Boulacounda (Senegal) – April 2021

“Salamalaïkum, Mamadou Djikiné Missira Tabadjan, relay Donkosira. This is our cotton field, which has been here since the first rain. The cotton plants do not grow beyond this size, this is the limit because of the infertility of the soil. As I just explained to you, with this kind of crop when you don’t have a fertile soil, without using

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