AFRICA: Miracle Tree is Like a Supermarket – IPS ipsnews.net

8 04 2012

AFRICA

Miracle Tree is Like a Supermarket

By Kristin Palitza

A Moringa tree in fruit, near Sprokieswoud in Namiba. Moringa leaves are dubbed a “super food”.

Credit:Hans Hillewaert/Wikkicommons

CAPE TOWN, Jan 25, 2012 (IPS) – When a food crisis hits the continent, African countries tend to look to the international donor community to mobilise aid. But a fast-growing, drought- resistant tree with extremely nutritious leaves could help poor, arid nations to fight food insecurity and malnutrition on their own.

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