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Crop farming, yams, watermelons, millet, goats

Animal raising is the most important agricultural activity. Livestock in Mauritania in 2001 was estimated to include 6.2 million sheep, 4.1 million goats, 1.4 million cattle, and 4.1 million poultry. Crop farming is mostly restricted to the south. The leading crops are millet, pulses, rice, dates, watermelons, yams, and maize.



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Crop farming, yams, watermelons, millet, goats, rice, pulses, cattle, dates, south

 
 

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