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Senegal – Kedougou

Kedougou

Lead Technician

About The Project

In Kedougou, agricultural activities are principally comprised of corn, fonio, millet, and fruits consumed and sold locally. Soils tend to be sandy and gravelly as a result of fairly mountainous parent material. A significant portion of the area remains relatively forested and unexploited, but agricultural expansion and the demand for charcoal production continue to pressure the natural environment.

Today, the 214 farmers in this project have since graduated and continue to implement the Forest Garden Approach for the good of their land and livelihoods.

General Information

Year Started:

2015

Number of Farmers in Project:

214

% of Participants by Gender:

Male: 84%; Female: 16%

Current Project Phase:

Graduated

Kedougou at a glance

510,185


Total Trees Planted

1,530


Total Indirect Beneficiaries

540.54


Acres in Forest Gardens

Let’s Get Planting

Your donation has a direct impact on the earth and lives of the people who need it most. By helping us plant trees, you give families the ability to transition from unsustainable farming techniques to a flourishing Forest Garden system. Your donation not only helps the environment, but it also empowers farmers to end poverty for their families.

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