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By Olga F. Linares

The Jola (Diola) are in depth wet-rice cultivators within the reduce Casamance quarter of Senegal. during this research, the writer examines the explanations at the back of startling contrasts within the association of agricultural projects between 3 Jola groups situated inside of a 45-kilometre radius from Ziguinchor. In Sambujat, located within the non-Islamisized sector south of the river, rainy rice is a monocrop cultivated via either women and men. In Jipalom, within the Kajamutay area north of the river, Islam and money cropping were followed; and in Fatiya, within the so-called 'Mandingized' sector of the Kalunay, social kinfolk became hierarchical and this has had profound results at the cropping approach and at the department of labour. the writer examines the shift of energy family through the years, and their results at the method during which creation has been equipped through age and gender, relations and sophistication. greater matters handled are Islamization, women's labour and the advent of money cropping. A concluding part areas the background of Jola labour relatives in the context of the political financial system of Senegal.

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