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Table 13 The annual labour costs of extracting water from wells to replace the case study wetlands (based on wages in 1999)

From: What value for pastoral livelihoods? An economic valuation of development alternatives for ephemeral wetlands in eastern Mauritania

Wetland Number of monthly herders’ salaries to extract water (8,000 UM/month) Annual cost of water extraction (UM)
Goungel 865 6,920,646
Oum Lellé 1,012 8,095,748
Sawana 144 1,155,718
Chlim 220 1,758,238
Tali 1,413 11,304,322
Tamchekett 283 2,266,022
Boichiche 179 1,430,184