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Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defense against desert
A project aims to create hundreds of circular gardens - known as 'Tolou Keur' in Senegal's Wolof language - that organisers hope will boost food security, reduce regional desertification and engage thousands of community workers.
SENEGAL-ENVIRONMENT/REFORESTATION
RTXEUZB3
July 10, 2021
An aerial view shows participants of a Tolou Keur programme working on a newly built Tolou Keur garden...
BOKI DIAWE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
An aerial view shows participants of a Tolou Keur programme working on a newly built Tolou Keur garden in Boki Diawe, within the Great Green Wall area, in Matam region, Senegal, July 10, 2021. Gardens known as Tolou Keur hold plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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RTXEUZBU
July 12, 2021
Moussa Kamara, 47, a baker and a Tolou Keur garden caretaker, shows a sketch of a Tolou Keur garden,...
BOKI DIAWE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Moussa Kamara, 47, a baker and a Tolou Keur garden caretaker, shows a sketch of a Tolou Keur garden, which holds plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting, as he speaks to journalists whilst sitting with his family members in a courtyard at his house in Boki Diawe, within the Great Green Wall area, in Matam region, Senegal, July 12, 2021. Kamara is part of a project that aims to create hundreds of such gardens - known as 'Tolou Keur' in Senegal's Wolof language - that organisers hope will boost food security, reduce regional desertification and engage thousands of community workers. "This project is incredibly important," said Kamara. "When you grow one tree, over 20 years people and animals will benefit from it."REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 10, 2021
Moussa Kamara, 47, a baker and a Tolou Keur garden caretaker, helps to install a water reserve at a newly...
BOKI DIAWE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Moussa Kamara, 47, a baker and a Tolou Keur garden caretaker, helps to install a water reserve at a newly built Tolou Keur garden, which holds plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting, in Boki Diawe, within the Great Green Wall area, in Matam region, Senegal, July 10, 2021. Kamara is part of a project that aims to create hundreds of such gardens - known as 'Tolou Keur' in Senegal's Wolof language - that organisers hope will boost food security, reduce regional desertification and engage thousands of community workers. "This project is incredibly important," said Kamara. "When you grow one tree, over 20 years people and animals will benefit from it." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 10, 2021
Amadou Bathili, 50, a trainer who teaches how to build Tolou Keur gardens through the Tolou Keur programme,...
BOKI DIAWE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Amadou Bathili, 50, a trainer who teaches how to build Tolou Keur gardens through the Tolou Keur programme, prepares a chicken cage at a newly built Tolou Keur garden in Boki Diawe department of Podor region, in an area which is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel area, in Senegal, July 10, 2021. Gardens known as 'Tolou Keur' hold plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 12, 2021
Baydi Wague, 11, waters a newly planted tree at a Tolou Keur garden in Boki Diawe, within the Great Green...
BOKI DIAWE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Baydi Wague, 11, waters a newly planted tree at a Tolou Keur garden in Boki Diawe, within the Great Green Wall area, Matam region, Senegal, July 12, 2021. Gardens known as 'Tolou Keur' hold plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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July 12, 2021
Moussa Kamara, 47, a baker and a Tolou Keur garden caretaker, listens to project manager Karine Fakhoury,...
BOKI DIAWE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Moussa Kamara, 47, a baker and a Tolou Keur garden caretaker, listens to project manager Karine Fakhoury, who works at the reforestation agency, at a newly built Tolou Keur garden in Boki Diawe, within the Great Green Wall area, Matam region, Senegal, July 12, 2021. Fakhoury said it was important that local people felt fully engaged: "This is not an external project, where somebody comes from outside and tells people what to do. It is something entirely indigenous," he said. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 14, 2021
A Fulani nomadic tribe member sits on a cart as she travels in the Barkedji-Dodji Forest, an area which...
LINGUERE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
A Fulani nomadic tribe member sits on a cart as she travels in the Barkedji-Dodji Forest, an area which is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel, in Linguere department, Louga region, Senegal, July 14, 2021. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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July 10, 2021
Senegalese agricultural engineer Aly Ndiaye, who is the head of the training and green sectors division...
BOKI DIAWE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Senegalese agricultural engineer Aly Ndiaye, who is the head of the training and green sectors division at the eco-villages department of the Senegalese Agency for Reforestation and the Great Green Wall, waters trees at a newly built Tolou Keur garden, in Boki Diawe, within the Great Green Wall area, Matam region, Senegal, July 10, 2021. Gardens known as 'Tolou Keur' hold plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting. Ndiaye stressed the importance of "smaller actions that are permanent". "A thousand Tolou Keur is already 1.5 million trees," said Ndiaye. "So if we start, we can make a lot." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 11, 2021
Thierno Com waters a tree that is struggling to grow at a Tolou Keur garden in Walalde department of...
WALALDE DEPARTMENT OF PODOR, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Thierno Com waters a tree that is struggling to grow at a Tolou Keur garden in Walalde department of Podor, in an area that is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel area, in Senegal, July 11, 2021. Gardens known as 'Tolou Keur' hold plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 13, 2021
Ibrahima Samba Diop, 75, who is one of the beneficiary's of a Tolou Keur garden, checks plants, within...
KANEL, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Ibrahima Samba Diop, 75, who is one of the beneficiary's of a Tolou Keur garden, checks plants, within the Great Green Wall target area in Kanel, Matam region, Senegal, July 13, 2021. Gardens known as 'Tolou Keur' hold plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 12, 2021
Moussa Kamara, 47, a baker and a Tolou Keur garden caretaker, prepares to plant a tree at a newly built...
BOKI DIAWE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Moussa Kamara, 47, a baker and a Tolou Keur garden caretaker, prepares to plant a tree at a newly built Tolou Keur garden, which holds plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting, in Boki Diawe, within the Great Green Wall area in Matam region, Senegal, July 12, 2021. Kamara is part of a project that aims to create hundreds of such gardens - known as 'Tolou Keur' in Senegal's Wolof language - that organisers hope will boost food security, reduce regional desertification and engage thousands of community workers. "This project is incredibly important," said Kamara. "When you grow one tree, over 20 years people and animals will benefit from it." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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RTXEUZB7
July 11, 2021
An aerial view shows trees standing in an area that is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and...
WALALDE DEPARTMENT, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
An aerial view shows trees standing in an area that is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel on the outskirts of Walalde department in Senegal, July 11, 2021. The Green Wall initiative was launched in 2007 with aims to slow desertification across Africa's Sahel region, the arid belt south of the Sahara Desert, by planting a line of trees from Senegal to Djibouti. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 11, 2021
Dry earth is pictured in a field, in an area that is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the...
WALALDE DEPARTMENT, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Dry earth is pictured in a field, in an area that is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel, on the outskirts of Walalde department, in Senegal, July 11, 2021. The Green Wall initiative was launched in 2007 with aims to slow desertification across Africa's Sahel region, the arid belt south of the Sahara Desert, by planting a line of trees from Senegal to Djibouti. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 11, 2021
A camel eats from a tree in an area that is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel,...
WALALDE DEPARTMENT, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
A camel eats from a tree in an area that is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel, on the outskirts of Walalde department, in Senegal, July 11, 2021. The Green Wall Initiative was launched in 2007 with aims to slow desertification across Africa's Sahel region, the arid belt south of the Sahara Desert, by planting a line of trees from Senegal to Djibouti. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 11, 2021
Simbe Gue Soro Ndiouk, 60, stands beside his lemon tree, that he covers to protect it from wind, dust...
WALALDE DEPARTMENT OF PODOR, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Simbe Gue Soro Ndiouk, 60, stands beside his lemon tree, that he covers to protect it from wind, dust and animals in an area that is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel, in Walalde department of Podor, Senegal, July 11, 2021. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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July 10, 2021
Children carry wood that was collected for cooking, as they walk past a newly built a Tolou Keur garden...
BOKI DIAWE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Children carry wood that was collected for cooking, as they walk past a newly built a Tolou Keur garden in Boki Diawe, within the Great Green Wall area, in Matam region, Senegal, July 10, 2021. Gardens known as 'Tolou Keur' hold plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 11, 2021
A girl carries a jerrycan filled with water at a Tolou Keur garden in the Walalde department of Podor,...
WALALDE DEPARTMENT OF PODOR, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
A girl carries a jerrycan filled with water at a Tolou Keur garden in the Walalde department of Podor, in the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel area, Senegal, July 11, 2021. Gardens known as 'Tolou Keur' hold plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 11, 2021
A boy sits inside a plastic tub outside his house that he shares with his family in Walalde department...
WALALDE DEPARTMENT OF PODOR, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
A boy sits inside a plastic tub outside his house that he shares with his family in Walalde department of Podor, in an area that is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel area, in Senegal, July 11, 2021. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 11, 2021
A woman holds her daughter as she sits outside her shared family home in an area that is part of the...
WALALDE DEPARTMENT OF PODOR, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
A woman holds her daughter as she sits outside her shared family home in an area that is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel, in Walalde department of Podor, Senegal, July 11, 2021. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 11, 2021
Aboulaziz Kome, 44, a carpenter, checks a chicken at a Tolou Keur garden in Walalde department of Podor,...
WALALDE DEPARTMENT OF PODOR, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Aboulaziz Kome, 44, a carpenter, checks a chicken at a Tolou Keur garden in Walalde department of Podor, in an area that is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel area, in Senegal, July 11, 2021. Gardens known as 'Tolou Keur' hold plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 13, 2021
Trees to be planted, are pictured at a warehouse next to a Tolou Keur garden, within an area that is...
BOKI DIAWE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Trees to be planted, are pictured at a warehouse next to a Tolou Keur garden, within an area that is part of the Great Green Wall, in Boki Diawe, Matam region, Senegal, July 13, 2021. Gardens known as 'Tolou Keur' hold plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 14, 2021
Fulani nomadic tribe members travel in the Barkedji-Dodji Forest, part of the Great Green Wall of the...
LINGUERE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Fulani nomadic tribe members travel in the Barkedji-Dodji Forest, part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel in Linguere department, Louga region, Senegal, July 14, 2021. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 11, 2021
Trees stand around a Tolou Keur garden in Walalde department of Podor, in the Great Green Wall of the...
WALALDE DEPARTMENT OF PODOR, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Trees stand around a Tolou Keur garden in Walalde department of Podor, in the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel area, Senegal, July 11, 2021. Gardens known as Tolou Keur hold plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 14, 2021
A Fulani nomadic tribe member steers donkeys on her cart as she travels in the Barkedji-Dodji Forest,...
LINGUERE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
A Fulani nomadic tribe member steers donkeys on her cart as she travels in the Barkedji-Dodji Forest, which is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel in Linguere department, Louga region, Senegal, July 14, 2021. The Green Wall Initiative was launched in 2007 with aims to slow desertification across Africa's Sahel region, the arid belt south of the Sahara Desert, by planting a line of trees from Senegal to Djibouti. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 14, 2021
Fulani nomadic tribe members sit on a cart as they travel in the Barkedji-Dodji Forest, which is part...
LINGUERE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Fulani nomadic tribe members sit on a cart as they travel in the Barkedji-Dodji Forest, which is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel in Linguere department, Louga region, Senegal, July 14, 2021. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 12, 2021
Moussa Kamara, 47, a baker and a Tolou Keur garden caretaker, crouches next to his mother Aissata Konte,...
BOKI DIAWE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Moussa Kamara, 47, a baker and a Tolou Keur garden caretaker, crouches next to his mother Aissata Konte, at his mother's house in Boki Diawe, within an area that is part of the Great Green Wall, in Matam region, Senegal, July 12, 2021. "The day people realise the full potential of the Great Green Wall, they will stop these dangerous migration routes where you can lose your life at sea," Kamara said. "It's better to stay, work the soil, cultivate and see what you can earn." REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 11, 2021
A girl plays with a scarf as she lies on a carpet outside her home that she shares with her family, in...
WALALDE DEPARTMENT OF PODOR, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
A girl plays with a scarf as she lies on a carpet outside her home that she shares with her family, in an area that is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel, in Walalde department of Podor, Senegal, July 11, 2021. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 11, 2021
Samba Diop, 35, a tailor, is pictured at his workshop with his wife Ramata Diop, 25, in Walalde department...
WALALDE DEPARTMENT OF PODOR, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Samba Diop, 35, a tailor, is pictured at his workshop with his wife Ramata Diop, 25, in Walalde department of Podor, in an area that is part of the Great Green Wall of the Sahara and the Sahel area, in Senegal, July 11, 2021. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 10, 2021
Mariama Ly, 51, attends a morning briefing at a newly built Tolou Keur garden in Boki Diawe, within the...
BOKI DIAWE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Mariama Ly, 51, attends a morning briefing at a newly built Tolou Keur garden in Boki Diawe, within the Great Green Wall area, in Matam region, Senegal, July 10, 2021. Garden's known as 'Tolou Keur' hold plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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July 10, 2021
Khadidiatou Diouf, 32, a Tolou Keur programme trainer at the eco villages department of the Senegalese...
BOKI DIAWE, Senegal
The Wider Image: Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
Khadidiatou Diouf, 32, a Tolou Keur programme trainer at the eco villages department of the Senegalese Agency for Reforestation and the Great Green Wall, shows how to install a watering system at newly built a Tolou Keur garden, in Boki Diawe, Matam region, Senegal, July 10, 2021. Gardens known as 'Tolou Keur' hold plants and trees resistant to hot, dry climates, and are planted with circular beds that allow roots to grow inwards, trapping liquids and bacteria and improving water retention and composting. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "BENSEMRA REFORESTATION" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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