Guided tour of the largest cherry tomato farm in Africa

It is in Dakhla, in the south of Morocco, where the largest farm of Africa is located. It is devoted to the cultivation of cherry tomatoes. Its production covers more than 180 hectares and is destined for export to Europe and Russia.

This farm, equipped with sophisticated facilities, is situated in the heart of the desert, 43 miles south of Dakhla, at a place called “Glidat jadiane” (the two goats’ hearts). Its employs more than 500 people and draws its water from a well almost 2,000 feet deep. The cultivation of the cherry tomatoes, before the harvest in Dakhla, usually lasts 5 months.

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