Reportage: The Sahel: Between The Raindrops: The Sahel: Between The Raindrops

A community vegetable garden built in the dry bed of a wadi where wells access the water table below. Drought, emigration, a lack of investment in agricultural production and an exodus of men to urban areas in search of employment have left agriculture to the elderly, women and children in many rural areas.  Tachott, Mauritania.Photo © J.B. Russell
The Sahel: Between The Raindrops, March 2011

A community vegetable garden built in the dry bed of a wadi where wells access the water table below. Drought, emigration, a lack of investment in agricultural production and an exodus of men to urban areas in search of employment have left agriculture to the elderly, women and children in many rural areas.  

Tachott, Mauritania. 

Photo © J.B. Russell