Fact Sheets & Infographics

Pulses: Orphan Crops Factsheet

“Orphan crops” are crops that are largely grown and used locally by communities and often considered staple crops. They are not part of the main crops that are traded internationally. And which have often been considered staple crops.  These “orphan” crops are a very important component of nutritionally balanced diets for both humans and animals, and support resilient, sustainable agricultural practices.

September 20, 2017

Factsheet-orphan_crops.pdf
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