Category Archives: Plants Promotion

Promoting Indigenous Plants (year 2000 text)

Amaranthus Lividus plant
Amaranthus Lividus, Photo: Ton Ruikens under licence CC-BY-SA 2.0

Promotion of lndigenous and Traditional Fruits and Vegetables as Micro-nutríent Sources
Even Amaranthus lividus Can Enrich the Diet
Many plants common in Kenya are used by the local population. Dyes, resins, fuel and oils, sometimes even medicines and nutrients are made from them. Although the eating of wild vegetables and fruits has a long tradition in Kenya, the individual nutritive values and physiological qualities of each were not always known. Continue reading Promoting Indigenous Plants (year 2000 text)