Saturday, October 2, 2010

Dschang (4)

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La falaise (cliff). The beginning of the high plateau "Bamileke" which is dotted with extinct volcanoes. Altitude difference is 700 m or 2100 feet.
Dschang, Cameroon, 2011.

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Looking down onto the campus of the university of Dschang, which has a substantial Ag school
Dschang, Cameroon, 2011.

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Sign on the forestry building. One of their functions is to advise cocoa farmers about shading their cocoa trees with other trees that have commercial value..
Dschang, Cameroon, 2011.

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We visited a laboratory where soil samples from all over Cameroon are matched with tissue in order to correlate mineral content and growth potential.
University of Dschang, Cameroon, 2011

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Dr. Julius Tangka specializes in developing and applying appropriate technologies. For example, he has made a forge to melt aluminum beverage cans and fashion the aluminum into various applications. His laboratory is partially powered by a windmill. He has developed all sorts of agricultural products processing machinery.
University of Dschang, Cameroon, 2011.

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