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3 neglected tree species that feed millions and restore land

Ripe fruit on a Borassus palm tree. Image: Catharine Watson (ICRAF)

Cathy Watson

Chief of Partnerships, CIFOR-ICRAF

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A market woman in Côte d'Ivoire displaying Borassus shoots.
A market woman in Côte d'Ivoire displaying Borassus shoots. Image: Catharine Watson (ICRAF)
A stew of Balanites leaves cooked by a South Sudanese refugee.
A stew of Balanites leaves cooked by a South Sudanese refugee. Image: Catharine Watson (ICRAF)
A young woman sells Ziziphus in Malawi. Image: Catharine Watson (ICRAF)
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