Soft and red, hard and black: Getting up close and personal with local soils in Senegal's Peanut Basin with farmers who are managing them sustainably

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2005
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NewFarm.org
Abstract

This article relates the work of The Rodale Institute in Senegal's peanut basin. Farmers are asked to classify their local soil types in terms of color and texture and how they manage soil fertility, particularly locally available amendments.

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Keywords
Participatory processes, Soil nutrients, Soil management, Soil fertility, Soil quality, Local knowledge, Senegal, Peanut basin, Local amendments, Farm/Enterprise Scale
Citation
Sustainable in Senegal series Intro no. 2