Nibbles: Small farmers, Wild bananas, Titan arum, Fish for diversity, Tenure, Treaty, Australian genebank, Mexican genebank, Mexican drought, Potato record, Khat and fodder in Ethiopia

by Jeremy Cherfas on March 21, 2012

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diana buja March 21, 2012 at 11:33 am

Good coverage of wild bananas….

On khat, the owners of my house in Nairobi had planted several different types of khat in the garden. The staff kept the bushes well trimmed and I wondered, until told by the owner about the bushes, why the staff sometimes seemed rather ‘laid back’…Owners were from Yemen. The gardener sold a few leaves here and there as an income-generating activity…

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