Learn sustainable agriculture techniques

Are you passionate about sustainable agriculture, or perhaps just curious to learn more about the techniques and principles of agroecology and organic farming? If so, then make your way to this fantastic farm and workshop, just steps from the beautiful Atlantic Ocean!

In this workshop, you’ll have the chance to spend the day in the village of Toubab Dialaw, where you’ll participate in a theoretical and practical workshop on organic farming techniques used by local women. The workshop takes place in a small farm that is dedicated to training, educating, and experimenting with techniques and practices of agroecology, promoting agriculture that is both environmentally and economically sustainable in the region of Toubab Dialaw. The farm is committed to local skills development, and regularly offers offers capacity-building programming for the local community; today, their farmland is available to about one hundred local women who have been trained in sustainable agriculture and who are now engaged in the production and sale of their own organic produce. 

This  workshop has two primary components: a theoretical component, where you will observe your environment and begin to understand the needs of the earth and plants; and a practical component, where you will learn to make and use compost in order to enrich the soil. Experience an unforgettable day with a group of women who are revolutionizing Senegalese agriculture!

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31.00


Not included

The price of this activity does not include transportation, flights, meals, or accomodations. 

Enjoy Agriculture is committed to promoting local products. We encourage our local partners to sell their farm produce to our clients; you will be able to purchase various traditional delicacies directly from the producers following your experience! 

When: Year-round

Where: Toubab Dialaw

Language: French, English, Wolof 

Included: Lunch with local women and facilitator 

What you’ll learn: The basic techniques of organic farming

Why it’s unique: Practice agroecological principles with local women 

Duration: The whole day 

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How to get there:

To reach Toubab Dialaw, you may take a private taxi from Dakar. A private car typically costs about 20,000 FCFA, after bargaining. You may also choose to take public transportation such as sept-place cars or shared taxis, for 2000 FCFA per person. Alternatively, there are buses that depart from the Baux Maraichers bus station in Dakar, for 1000 FCFA per person, after bargaining. 

If you are departing from Mbour, you can travel by private taxi for 15,000 FCFA, or by shared taxi for 20000 FCFA per person. You may also take the bus, which departs from the Mbour bus station / garage, for 1500 FCFA per person. 

Senegal’s climate is tropical. In the north, there is a long dry season running from mid-October to mid-June, followed by the rainy season from mid-June through October. In the south, the rainy season is a bit longer, running from mid-May to November, followed by the dry season from November to mid-May. 

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