The "propogules" normally drop from the trees into the surrounding mud. We gathered propogules from a healthy area of mangrove and used them to plant a hectare of new forest. Here one of the villagers, gets the propogules ready for planting.
A Storm In A Pirogue October 14th 2006 A Storm In A Pirogue
My first truly free weekend since arriving in Senegal and I was really excited at the prospect of getting out on the water in a Pirogue, the long narrow motorised canoes which have hit the news recently as desperate people make desperate efforts to reach the Canary Islands. Our pirogue was designed to carry 20 people but felt amazingly unstable with just ten. The ones tackli ... read more
Africa » Senegal » Fatick Region » Foundiougne Independent from France in 1960, Senegal joined with The Gambia to form the nominal confederation of Senegambia in 1982. However, the envisaged integration of the two countries was never carried out, and the union was dissolved in 1989. Despite peace... ... read more