Until wheat was introduced to the Americas the primary grain was (and still is really) corn. Corn, botanically known as Zea mays is native to Mexico and there are hundreds of species in a wide range of colours each with slightly different nutritional values. 1,226 more words
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Kassim Lebora with his maize shelling machine (photo credit: Audifas Gasper/IITA).
Kassim Lebora started off as an ordinary member of a farmers’ group in Dahinda village, Kanga Ward in Tanzania’s Mvomero District. 774 more words