Taming the wild chickpea

Americans know chickpeas as garbanzos, the foundation for hummus, the protein- and fiber-rich spread made from pureed chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. Chickpea is one of the world’s oldest cultivated crops and are a crucial source of income, food security and nutrition to poor farmers in the developing world. CountryGuide, based in… » Read More

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