The Observatory Téssékéré International Men-media, organized in collaboration with its partners, including the Cheikh Anta Diop University, the National Committee for Scientific Research and the Senegalese National Agency of the Great Green Wall, the third edition of Summer Universities Widou to Thiengoly (Ferlo, Senegal).
From 16 to 26 August 2015, more than 80 people will be present: French researchers, Senegal and Burkina Faso; Students in medicine and dentistry; French and Senegalese masters in plant ecology, zoology, sociology and anthropology. Ecologists, doctors, anthropologists, ethno-botanists, sociologists, hydrogeologists, geographers and zoologists lead, alongside students, three types of activities:
- Research: implementation of study courses, survey data, quantitative and qualitative surveys
- The plantations of the Great Green Wall
- The free medical consultations for local populations (general medicine, dentistry, dermatology, respiratory medicine)
These three types of activities take place in the morning (until 14h) and research seminars are presented in the afternoons (from 17h to 19h).