Success with Belgian seeds in Mali (“Seeds for Food”-action) – (Marc PILLE / Willem Van Cotthem)

My good friend Marc PILLE took some of the seeds, collected through the action “Seeds for Food”, to his development project in Mali (West Africa).

Here are some photos of the successes booked with pumpkin seeds from Belgium:

2010-10 – Farmer growing pumpkins from the Belgian seeds (Photo Marc PILLE)
2010-10 – Flowering pumpkins climbing into local shrubs along the waterside (Photo Marc PILLE)
2010-10 – Flowering pumpkins climbing into local shrubs along the waterside (Photo Marc PILLE)
2010-10 – Flowering pumpkins climbing into local shrubs along the waterside (Photo Marc PILLE)
2010-10 – Young pumpkin fruit developing (Photo Marc PILLE)
2010-10 – Young pumpkin developing (Photo Marc PILLE)
2010-10 – Ripening pumpkin fruit (Photo Marc PILLE)
2010-10 – Ripening pumpkin fruit (Photo Marc PILLE)
2010-10 – Pumpkin ready to eat (Photo Marc PILLE)
2010-10 – Pumpkin flower and fruit (Photo Marc PILLE)
2010-10 – Pumpkin fruit (Photo Marc PILLE)
2010-10 – Pumpkin fruit (Photo Marc PILLE)
2010-10 – Pumpkin fruit (Photo Marc PILLE)

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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.