Maize and millet will be selected varieties grown in main wintering product of agriculture.
The aim is to increase grain production and therefore reduce grain imports. The climate of the region is of Sudanese type, with heavy rainfall during the winter season, from 1 000 to 1 200 mm of rain. Crossed by the Casamance River and its tributaries whose Soungrougrou, the department is irrigated Sédhiou. All assets climate-that promote agriculture, the principal activity of the population.