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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

” Vegetable farming and water problems ” by Koné Famakan, Banzana (Mali) – April 2021

Interview with Koné Famakan “Nowadays, there is no more rain, so our crops are lost. We love farming but if the harvest is not good because of the drought, it is discouraging. Rain is no longer enough, so we grow crops for our daily needs in order to survive the hard times, such as sweet potatoes, banankou, fruit trees and

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20
May

“Vegetable saleswoman at the weekly market of Wassadou”, by Adama Dansoko (Senegal) – May 2021

“For us, this is what can help us, we go to Tamba to sell some goods and on the way back we buy some market garden produce to sell here, especially during Ramadan.  This year we were lucky, they didn’t close the market, otherwise it was a nightmare. It is this activity that allows us to help our husbands who

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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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20
May

“The drying of the river in Mandou ” by Kanibooi Ibrahaima Camara (Guinea) – April 2021

“My name is Kanibooi Ibrahaima Camara, the elder of Mandou village. We are in the bed of the Farako stream where we practised our rituals, we did not cut wood here, we did not fish, even the children did not dare to enter here because the forest was so dense. This river, which is now drying up, used to have

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12
Feb

Mariages et pratiques traditionnelles Agnak Grand (Sénégal)

Lors de mariages une des pratiques qui se perpétue, consiste à mettre en concurrence la jeune mariée et les sœurs du mari autour d’un puits. Le défit pour à relever pour les deux parties consiste à réussir à sortir la première une seau rempli d’eau d’un puits. Si la mariée réussie à sortir le seau la première, elle engendrerait beaucoup

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12
Feb

Conseils à la jeune mariée : Damaro

La nouvelle mariée, Assiatou Kourouma, se marie à un Diabaté. Elle reçoit des cadeaux et des conseils des autres femmes de l’assemblée qi lui sont prodigués au fil des chansons. « Le bienfait n’est jamais perdu Reste à l’écoute de ton mari S’il t’appelle dans la journée, tu viens S’il t’appelle la nuit, tu viens Moi, je suis entièrement à ta

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11
Feb

Mise en place de pépinières de riz à Agnack-petit (une pratique ancienne) (Sénégal)

Les femmes sèment le riz sur des plateaux  pour ensuite le repiquer dans les rizières. c’est une méthode très encienne qui perdure jusqu’ici à Agnack petit.   GUJAHËR : gudippa a bukookë Añaax. Ën dikkaam gandippahë a iyootin maanum amma yahe heeneŋ burifënkë axareen. doxo amiñi gagui a bukookë Añaax. MANDINKA : Kuyufaboŋo mu feŋ meeriŋbaaleti Añaak saate kono. musool ka kuyufo

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