Agriculture flourishes up country during the rainy season bringing life to the land. The life of people in remote areas is mainly dependant on agriculture. In The Gambia, agriculture is characterized as subsistent food production comprising cereals and cash crops like groundnut, sesame, and horticulture. Some of the people are cattle farmers rearing animals for selling and the consumption of the family.
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The local broom is a unique type of broom made of palm leaves. Many Gambians use this type of broom to clean their house and compound. The classical type is a bend-down broom, but since the wooden handle was introduced, you can see two types being sold in the market.