Saunier Duval-Prodir in Mali

Seven of Saunier Duval-Prodir riders, including Arkaitz Durán Aroca, Carlos Zárate Fernández, Ruben Lobato Elvira, Christophe Rinero and Guido Trentin, will take part in a race in the Republic of Mali's port of Mopti. The ProTour riders will visit the region, along with manager Mauro Gianetti and coach Joxean Fernández, to race against local cyclist and promote awareness of its tree-planting operations in the region.

The team's humanitarian project in the region is aimed at planting one tree for each kilometre covered in 2007 - with the aim set at one million trees and kilometres.

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