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Momodou



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Posted - 17 Jan 2024 :  10:29:32  Show Profile Send Momodou a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Reviving Africa’s ‘forgotten’ crops could end hunger on the continent

Africa is home to more than 30,000 edible plant species that could provide a vital source of nutrition on the continent as climate change threatens worsening famine, a leading climate scientist wrote in The Conversation.

With 20% of the African population facing hunger, reviving hardy, underused crop species could counter over-reliance on three main crops – rice, maize, and wheat – that account for 60% of calories consumed on the continent.


Read more at: https://www.semafor.com/article/01/16/2024/exploiting-africas-agrobiodiversity-could-end-hunger-on-the-continent

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