Introducción de la quinoa
El primer proyecto de Cultivalia Senegaal es la introducción de la quinoa como cultivo de autoconsumo en Senegal, con el objetivo de paliar la malnutrición.
Vallado de parcelas
Uno de los principales problemas para los agricultores con los que trabajamos es la ausencia de seguridad en sus parcelas.
Mejora del riego
Hablando con los agricultores nos explicaron que, durante los últimos meses de la temporada seca, sus pozos, poco profundos, se secan enseguida.
Nuestro objetivo no es imponer soluciones occidentales, sino debatir los problemas existentes y contribuir a encontrar una posible mejora para optimizar su agricultura y mejorar su alimentación
Cría de Pollos
Las tres granjas de pollos están operando a pleno rendimiento, con unos resultados espectaculares y con un alto grado de satisfacción por parte de las mujeres de los tres pueblos.
In a previous entry (http://cultivaliasenegaal.com/intro-quinoa-senegal/), we explained you why we think quinoa’s introduction in Nguéniènian families’ diet would improve the content of proteins, vitamins and some essential minerals. To that end, we started doing our first activities related to our project during our last journey: a gastronomic workshops so as Nguéniènians get to know this Read more about Multiplication of Quinoa seed[…]
Here you can watch a presentation about our association. Here we explain what has moved us to choose Senegal, we present you the region of Thies, where we currently work, and we provide a few interesting facts about the situation in Senegal in general and the agricultural sector in particular. Cultivalia Senegaal comes up as Read more about How Cultivalia Senegaal came up[…]
Cultivalia Senegaal already existed. But we weren’t a registered association. It existed, because we organised ourselves, we established some objectives, we had charted the initial edges of our strategy. Although it was still left to do the most important thing: knowing Senegal and its people. We decided to start with the región of Thiès, in the department of M‘bour. Senegaldazzled us, with its light, its music, Read more about Where do we work: Senegal[…]
After a lot of planning, we started our first trip. A great part of its preparation was contacting other organisations working in Senegal, notably in the same area. We contacted many organisations which have been working there for years now, because we think that the better way to learn is to know more experienced people’s Read more about Establishing connections : First step[…]
Crops, as people, have some specific requirements of nutrients. They need to acquire from the ground a certain amount of water, of ions, a determinate pH, a compaction that results adequatedfor roots to grow… One of the objectives of Cultivalia Senegaal is to increase the productivity through the technical improve, but in a sustainable and respectful way with the environment. For that, the first thing we Read more about What nutrients are missing in Nguéniène fields?[…]
Quinoa is a pseudo-cereal. It is not from the Gramineae family but it receives this definition because it has a similar level of consumption. It has also recently been called “superfood” due to its high content of nutrients. This plant is native to South America and its different ecotypes are mainly found in Bolivia, Ecuador, Read more about Quinoa’s Introduction in Senegal[…]