Mr. Guèye is a farmer who produces, in a self-sufficient manner, millet, sorghum and cowpea. Since 2009, he has been the secretary general of the Walo Users Association, an organization whose establishment was facilitated by the PACDM
(Project to improve flood recession crops in Maghama), one of whose objectives was to manage hydro-agricultural structures. Mr. Guèye is also a civil registrar and works at the town hall.
Mr. Guèye speaks Pulaar, French and Hassanya. He has extensive experience as a facilitator of agricultural production training, having trained several cooperatives. He has offered these trainings in different formats: courses, workshops and exhibitions during fairs, exhibitions and other events.
Due to his good practices, Mr. Guèye was identified and selected to participate as a rural champion in the Learning Route: “Securing land and water rights in irrigation systems through innovative tools and practical solutions: the cases of Senegal and Mauritania”. This Learning Route is organized by PROCASUR and the Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurale (IPAR). It will take place from March 6 to 16, 2017 in different regions of Mauritania and Senegal, in Africa.
Management of hydro-agricultural works to improve the products of flood recession agriculture.
Using financial services to improve production yields.
Appreciate the potential of walo for agricultural production when organizing and developing the irrigation system.