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Mar 2008

Sylla Women's Organic Market Garden Project: Update

The 325 members of the Sylla Women's Cooperative have successfully completed their first vegetable harvest; family incomes are reported to be up by as much as £100/month; 80% of the cost of a stand-by, two-cylinder water pump has already been raised by the Cooperative; the project has been featured on local radio encouraging farmers to come and see for themselves a project that is not only actually happening, but is also showing how intensively farmed vegetables can be economical.

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