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The Social Life of Beans in Burundi – Part 1

Dry beans are the most important food in Burundi.  Being Burundian is associated with beans – their growing, processing, sales and eating.  Consumption of beans  cuts across all socioeconomic and ethnic lines in the country; they are a truly unifying, … Continue reading

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An Upcountry Training in Semi-savannah Crop-Livestock-Tree Dynamics

I was delighted to discover that my CD of 100s of pictures, taken before my recent hospital adventure, would work – but only on a computer other than my own!  Great fun to see these pictures, of recent training in … Continue reading

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