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Bird Control

Mar 2015

Bird Control

Huge swarms of birds have been devastating the annual rice crop leading to greatly reduced yields and many months of bird scaring by family members.
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Irrigation Farming

Mar 2015

Irrigation Farming

Continuing with our ‘Seeing is Believing’ initiative, two family-farm irrigation co-operatives have been supported in the organic production of rice crops and in diversifying their output with the cultivation of vegetables and growing fruit trees.
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Income Generation

Mar 2015

Income Generation

The micro-credit scheme continues amongst 13 small women’s co-operatives managing sums of up to £500 each which they loan to their 883 members for use in such things as commerce in clothes, dried fish and soap.
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Capacity Building

Mar 2015

Capacity Building

Partner ADMAPE were instrumental in assisting a government initiative to set up 4 Economic Interest Groups comprising some 60 farmer co-operatives.
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Farmer Managed Natural Tree Regeneration

Mar 2015

Farmer Managed Natural Tree Regeneration

Protecting and allowing natural tree cover to regenerate under which farms can then be established protected from wind and sun is an extremely effective manner of combating the effects of climate change.
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A New Service Vehicle

Mar 2015

A New Service Vehicle

ADMAPE have received this year a brand new Toyota land Cruiser to replace the old one.
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Advocacy

Mar 2015

Advocacy

Climate change Rally: London March 7th
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Wells

Mar 2015

Wells

The new well in Leqceiba (25m) is up and running and servicing a community at the far eastern end of the town who do not have access to running water.
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Livestock Health

Feb 2014

Livestock Health

Our two livestock health trainers continue to circulate amongst a semi-pastoral community of 25,000 inoculating livestock, providing livestock health and management training,
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Credit Enterprise

Nov 2013

Credit Enterprise

Fatimata Djiallo, left, is president of Oukourame Village Women’s Cooperative. The cooperative has 75 members managing a kitty of £500 for such activities as small commerce in cooking oil and materials, and butchery.
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Leqceiba Well Completed

Oct 2013

Leqceiba Well Completed

This well, near the small town of Leqceiba in southern Mauritania, was completed in October at a depth of 25 metres.
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Big Walk Completed

Sep 2013

Big Walk Completed

The two final sections of the Big Walk, from Scotland’s Cape Wrath (most northerly point of Britain) to Land’s End, have been completed (see, left, the Gang), bringing to an end this delightful odyssey started in September 2008.
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Welcome To Rainbow Development In Africa!

Rainbow Development in Africa works with farmers and farming communities in southern Mauritania and northern Senegal, West Africa.

Working always through local partners, our objectives are food security and sustainable livelihoods. We dig wells, promote organic farming methods and environmental protection, provide training programs, agricultural services and much else.

Our core commitments remain:

To provide direct, grassroots assistance.

To focus on the causes of poverty.

To maximise cost efficiency.

To foster confidence and self-determination amongst Africans.

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