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A measure for every site: traditional SWC techniques on the Dogon Plateau, Mali






Sustaining the soil: indigenous soil and water conservation in Africa: 69-79

A measure for every site: traditional SWC techniques on the Dogon Plateau, Mali

Traditional soil and water conservation (SWC) techniques practised in the title area are outlined. The plateau has two main types of soil: sandy-alluvial and sandy-clayey. The population, land rights, crop range, and livestock in the plateau are described. Traditional SWC techniques are adapted to the type of soils. Trash lines are commonly used on sandy soils. Zai, ridges in the form of squares or honeycombs, and stone lines and bunds are most commonly used on gravelly soils.

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