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Harvesting baobab leaves in Bougarila, November 2021

The use of endogenous resources is one of the means of resilience to climate change. For example, the inhabitants of Bougarila harvest the leaves of the baobab tree. The men harvest the baobab leaves from the tree. The harvested leaves are then dried in the sun and crushed by the women. The powder obtained is used in cooking.


“Organising collectively in Bougarila, Mali”, November 2021

In Bougarila, villagers organise themselves collectively to compensate for the effects of climate change and improve harvest results. First of all, the villagers cultivate one of the village fields together.  But they also help each other on private plots, from preparatory work to harvesting! The young people of the village prepare the land together to make it a market garden.

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