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Fou·ta Djal·lon also Fu·ta Jal·lon (fo͞o′tə jə-lōn′, fo͞o′tä jä-lôN′)
A mountainous region of northwest Guinea. It is the source of the headwaters of the Gambia, Niger, and Senegal Rivers.
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It also used as reference the African Union's Monitoring and Management Indicators for the Fouta Djallon
Highlands Natural Resources and Environment (ICO-AU 2011).
Non-wood Forest Benefits and Agroforestry Practices in the Fouta Djallon
Highlands of Guinea.
One time I arrived at the camp of chimp researcher Janis Carter whom I had helped to get into the Fouta Djallon
Mountains with my contacts in Guinean military that ran the national parks and game department.
Le pays doit son nom au fleuve qui le borde a l'est et au nord et qui prend sa source dans le Fouta Djallon
The country is divided into four geographic regions: a narrow coastal belt (Lower Guinea); the pastoral Fouta Djallon
highlands (Middle Guinea); the northern savannah (Upper Guinea); and a southeastern rainforest region (Forest Guinea).