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Table 3 Revenue from flood recession cultivation of sorghum at six wetlands in 1999/2000 and 2000/2001 (based on 1999 market prices, in UM)8

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

Wetland Yield per hectare (t/ha) Flood recession agriculture Revenue 1999/2000 (UM) Flood recession Revenue 2000/2001 (UM) Flood recession
Boichiche 0.304 365,560 427,705
Tali 0.276 79,040 0
Sawana 1.685 52,243,425 0
Leweija 0.392 30,177,550 60,355,100
Chlim 0.152 269,100 0
Goungel 2.731 3,516,240 2,732,730