Raoul Vecchio / Projects in Africa

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Balouo Salo

Balouo Salo – The project consists of the construction of a bridge dam  that aims to desalinate the valley of Tanaf, Senegal. Today, it is flooded with tides of Atlantic Ocean that destroy the cultivable fields and contaminate the aquifers, causing one of the highest rates of malnutrition and sub-Saharan disease, as well as determining poverty due to the lack of agricultural activity. Inside the valley live about 80,000 people who currently live in this humanitarian emergency. This phenomenon of salinisation is called “saline intrusion”, and has been scientifically studied by the Italian architect Vecchio Raoul with numerous collaborations of professionals and specialists in the industry… Read more







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