Farmer and soil in Niger
In the villages around Keita, Niger villagers and the FAO have combined efforts to restore 36,000 sq. kilometers of land that was ravaged by the droughts of the 70's and 80's. Most of the work has been done by some 10,000 women of the area, returning much of the land to productivity.In all they have planted 18,000,000 trees.
Mariama Abdouleye and her children (left) Idrissa Abdourahmane and (right) Abdoulaye Aboubakar.
Her sister is Rabi Aboubakar.