Thursday, June 23, 2011

Field Day in the Senegal River middle valley


On 23 June, the Sahel Station held a Field Day at its research farm in Fanaye, northern Senegal, welcoming 60 participants from farmers’ associations, ISRA, Société d’Aménagement et d’Exploitation des terres du Delta et des vallées du fleuve Sénégal et de la Faléme (SAED), Centre National de Recherche Agronomique et de Développement Agricole (CNRADA, Mauritania), the University of Thies, Université Gaston Berger, NGOs and private seed companies. On show were AfricaRice’s breeding and agronomy trials.