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This booklet provides an overview of ten crop varieties as selected by the Kenyan Seed Savers Network. Through their effort of documenting and characterising local underutilised seed varieties, the Seed Savers Network delivers a significant contribution to the preservation of plant genetic resources in Kenya. The ten varieties presented in this booklet were selected by the farmers themselves because of their nutritional value, popular taste, resilience to climate change, or a combination hereof. A subsequent step for the farmers is to promote and commercialise these varieties.

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Title: 10 Rich underutilised crops

Description:This booklet provides an overview of ten crop varieties as selected by the Kenyan Seed Savers Network. Through their effort of documenting and characterising local underutilised seed varieties, the Seed Savers Network delivers a significant contribution to the preservation of plant genetic resources in Kenya. The ten varieties presented in this booklet were selected by the farmers themselves because of their nutritional value, popular taste, resilience to climate change, or a combination hereof. A subsequent step for the farmers is to promote and commercialise these varieties.

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