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Sorghum is one of the world’s oldest cultivated crops. Grown in over a hundred countries it is the fifth most widely grown cereal crop after wheat, rice, maize, and barley.
Cowpea is one of the most important pulse crops grown in West and Central Africa. This drought-tolerant crop also has a number of medicinal uses.
Baobab, Africa's iconic 'upside-down' tree, is pollinated by bats and bushbabies.