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A community vegetable garden built in the dry bed of a wadi where wells access the water table. Drought, emigration, a lack of investment in agricultural production and an exodus of men to urban areas in search of employment has left agriculture to the elderly, women and children in many rural areas.
Tachott, Mauritania. 07/03/2011.
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A community vegetable garden built in the dry bed of a wadi where wells access the water table. Drought, emigration, a lack of investment in agricultural production and an exodus of men to urban areas in search of employment has left agriculture to the elderly, women and children in many rural areas.  <br />
Tachott, Mauritania. 07/03/2011.