Garden maintained by women benefits whole communityListen /
Bordering on the vast Sahara Desert, the Sahel stretches across the African continent.
Eking out any kind of life here is tough, but some women in north western Burkina Faso are turning their corner of this harsh, arid region into a lush and productive garden.
In a place where people survive mainly on the staple, but nutritionally poor grain, millet, the vegetables these women produce are changing their and their families’ diets and lives.
Gerry Adams reports