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SPECIAL SERIES-Climate-smart development crystallises on Senegal's salt flats

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Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:01 GMT

Author: Kathryn Werntz and Megan Rowling

KAFFRINE, Senegal, Sept 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Senegal's central Kaffrine region, stretches of the national highway cut through vast salt ponds. Yet the salt industry - which could help local people earn more and cope with worsening climate pressures - is little developed, experts say.

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