Feature Article

Orphan crop status rises to ‘super grain’

by Sandrine Ceurstemont

 

Cereal grains have been the main component of human diets for thousands of years, with rice, wheat and maize being the most consumed grains worldwide. However, as the global population continues to increase, underutilised cereal crops could help meet dietary needs. Researchers are now investigating how African cereal crops could be cultivated more effectively and adopted more widely as sources of food.

Read the full article from the Horizon Megazine where InnoFoodAfrica project was featured. 

https://ec.europa.eu/research-and-innovation/en/horizon-magazine/orphan-crop-status-rises-super-grain

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