The village of Bouillagui is located 85 kilometres from Kayes, in the commune of Guidimakan Kerry Kaffo. The inhabitants of this village have been practising off-season farming for more than twenty years. Donkosira supported the last works for the women’s market garden in 2020. The oases you can see there. There are gardeners who do market gardening next to
“I live in the Kayes region, my name is Djibril Sidibé, my village is called Banzana in the commune of liberté Dembaya. I am a gardener, you see my mango trees, the only reason why the trees do not give enough fruit is the lack of water! I dug a well in my garden but I only started again
Threshing groundnuts in the field is done in several phases. In the first stage, small sticks are used to beat the large piles of groundnuts into small crumbs. Secondly, the women take the groundnuts and mix them with hay. Then the groundnut is separated from the hay by sweeping it up. . When the wind blows strongly,
“My name is Fatoumata, I come from Banzana. What I said about the pump applies to the well. Our grandparents used to go to the Kamankolé river, 5 km from Banzana, to get water. They used to go on foot in the morning and only came back in the afternoon, and this water was used for all the household chores.
Interview with the village chief of Bougarilla “In your village, what difficulties have you encountered in the area of agriculture over the last 10 years?” “In our village, here, the difficulty we encounter in the field of agriculture is the poverty of the cultivable soil: if the soil is not fertile the yield will not be satisfactory. And if you
Here is the report produced by Renouveau TV on the first advocacy workshop for the Mali team in Kayes held from 13 to 17 December with Illia Djadi. Report in French Report in Bamanan
“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