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Kankanba Farm

Established in 1998, Kankanba Farm Yard is a 20 hectares integrated farm located in the historic village of Sanyang, The Gambia.

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Our Goals

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THE FARM

Farm Facilities

Our Farm Facilities are infrastructure that has been developed over the past several years to facilitate a meaningful, adapted and productive pursue of our agricultural activities and to live convivially on the farm. Infrastructure for hospitality has also been developed.

Restaurant

For residents and for visitors, a self-catering as well as African kitchen are provided. Possibilities of cooking in group or learning specific Gambian dishes is available
Camping Ground

A convivial, secured and lush-green area is provided for camping. A 1000-sqm area in the southeast corner of the farm is marked by a life fence containing bamboos, Moringa tree, Malina, cashew and lime. A meeting point, fireplace, playground, sanitation facilities and tents are convivially placed on area. It is intended for students of all age groups, tourists and nature lover to spend time here for recreational, educational or therapeutic purposes.

Irrigation

A combination of different irrigation systems are used to water the crops. Two bores with submersible solar pumps are available. Three main water reserves with the capacities of 30,000, 5000 and 5000 liters respectively are present. Water is distributed on the farm with both underground and surface polythene pipes. There are 18 taps at specific locations. We use hose pipes, drip and asperse systems to apply the water to the plants and provide drinking water to the animals

Mango Plantation

This represents the biggest part of the farm. Situated between The Orange and The Cashew Fields. Presently, there are over 1500 mango trees. Five varieties are to be found: Diour, Kent, Kit, Maya and Bakary-Ceesay

Banana Plantation

A 150 square meter area has been set out for banana cultivation. Ditches (120x70x40cm has been filled with cow dung and peanut shells. With 2 banana suckers per ditch, presently, 1400 banana has been planted.

Fruit Trees

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Hectares of Land

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Eco-Tourism

Kankanba is engaged in responsible ecological tourism. The farm provides means for individuals to see and fell a variety of ecosystems on the farm. Both vegetations and animals. There are facilities for lliving on Kankanba Farm Yard in eecologically friendly Conditions.

  • You can experience living in traditional round huts
  • Bird and animal watching
  • Plant caring
  • Creative arts and craft
  • African drumming and dancing

  • Traditional cooking and beverage preparations

Experience living in traditional round huts

 

 

Bird and animal watching

Plant caring

 

 

Creative arts and craft

 

 

African drumming and dancing

Traditional cooking and beverage preparations

FARM PRODUCTS

Our farm products are harvests we obtained from our diverse organic agricultural products. These products are periodic harvests from crops as well as animal breeding activities
We grow an abundance of fresh farm produce year-round, as well as some exotic and seasonal varieties. We also raise animal products.
• Seasonal: Mangoes, Cassava, cashew, orange, Sweet potatoes, Wonjo,
• Seasonal: Mangoes, Cassava, cashew, orange, Sweet potatoes, Wonjo, Lemon
• Year round production: beans, tomatoes, lettuce, cabbage, onions,
• Exotic fruits: Heart-Fruit, guava, coconuts
• Seedlings: All varieties and in all quantities
• Animals and Animal Products: Cattle, Sheep, Dairy Milk, Honey
• Honey
• Bamboo wood for eco-construction

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