Nelly Bassily | November 9, 2009
This week’s featured script continues our focus on traditional, local crop varieties. It highlights the fluted pumpkin, a crop that is grown in several African countries and is a particularly important traditional crop in eastern Nigeria. Read on to discover how this crop possesses many of the attributes that make local crops so important – such as suitability to local soil conditions, provision of food for different seasons, and high nutritional value.
You can also find this script online at: http://farmradio.org/english/radio-scripts/71-1script_en.asp.