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Fonio is a delicious, gluten-free, nutrient-rich, low GI grain from the millet family. 

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Resource Details

Resource ID

18386

Access

Open

Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Diversification, Genetic Resources, Nutrition

Crops

Dryland cereals

Locations

West and Central Africa, Mali

Global Date

28 Dec 19

Title

Fonio is a delicious, gluten-free, nutrient-rich, low GI grain from the millet family.

Keywords

Fonio, Millet, Fonio millet, Gluten-free, Nutrient-rich, Low GI, Mali, Agathe, High-value crops, Acha, Acca, Digitaria exilis

New ICRISAT Research Programs

West & Central Africa program

Type

Science

Appearance

Landscape

Author/Key contact/Photographer (ICRISAT)

Agathe Diama (ICRISAT)

Copyright

This photo is of fonio (a type of millet) in Mali taken by Agathe Diama.

Category

Millet

Source

Digital Camera

Description

Fonio is a type of millet — there are two species of the grain, white fonio being the most widely consumed. The plant can thrive in poor growing conditions, and it only takes six to eight weeks to grow and harvest the grains. ... The grain is now mostly eaten in countries like Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea, and Nigeria.

Date (Date taken)

28 Dec 19

Image Size

5568x3712

Country

Mali

Camera Make / Model

NIKON D500

File Size

1499 kB

Show on Web

Yes

Caption

The Fonio millet is now mostly eaten in countries like Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea, and Nigeria.

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