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Top Senegalese chef backs ancient grain as next superfood
by Emmanuelle Landais
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15 January 2019
On 15 January 2019 Thomson Reuters Foundation reported:
For centuries, women in West Africa's cereal belt have relied on fonio, a small, nutty grain, to feed their families. Now, Adja Aissata Aya Ndiaye, a farmer in Kedougou in southeastern Senegal, thinks fonio could become a staple across the continent, and eventually around the world. Over in New York, Senegalese chef Pierre Thiam has the same aim. He is on a mission to raise fonio's profile at home and abroad, believing it can generate much-needed income for West African farmers hit by shifting weather patterns.
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Cultivated in Senegal, Ghana, Mali and other parts of the sub-Saharan region, fonio has been dubbed 'the new quinoa' by superfood fans in the West.
Fonio fits the bill, as it is gluten-free, high in protein and amino acids, and very easy to cook.
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