Senegal: Developing Urban Agriculture

From Timbuktu Chronicles Sun Dec 16 2012, 10:16:00

The urban farming boom continues, City Farmer highlights an All Africa report:

Food Market, Dakar, Senegal. Photo by By Easy Traveler.

Watering cans in hand, men and women move back and forth between the wells and water storage tanks and the crops they're watering: carrots, onions, tomatoes, cabbage, and potatoes, as well as fruit trees like palm, coconut, papaya and banana trees.

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Senegal:   Developing Urban Agriculture (news)
Inter Press Service
26 November 2012

Watering cans in hand, men and women move back and forth between the wells and water storage tanks and the crops they're watering: carrots, onions, tomatoes, cabbage, and potatoes, as well as fruit ... [read more]

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