Pulses

Plant new improved bean varieties for food and income

Beans are very valuable to Kenyan farmers as they provide the much-needed proteins to their families, especially those in the rural areas where income is low, and many people cannot afford to get animal proteins. Being a legume crop, beans fix nitrogen into the soil, in the process improving fertility levels.

Eat and enjoy the health benefits of dolichos

Dolichos, also called turtle beans, are a small type of legume. In Kenya, they are a delicacy among the Kikuyu community (referred to as Njahi). It is an important food, which is typically served during traditional ceremonies including weddings.


 

                                          

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