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Partnership for yam bean

Yam bean, originally from South America, has large storage roots that are richer in nutrients than many alternatives, such as cassava and yam. Research, development and academic institutions in South America and West and Central Africa are testing various yam bean types for their suitability for African conditions.
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It would have been useful to also give the reader a sense of why it is useful to introduce yet another food crop into Africa as opposed to exploring crops indigenous to the Continent. Importing foreign plants brings both benefits and risks.
posted by: Hartmann (17:47:31 Thu 27th March 2014)



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