Moringa – FAO Crop of the Month

Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) pronounced Moringa for the crop of the month in September.

FAO in its statement highlights all the benefits of Moringa. It’s well known that all parts of this miracle tree

  • bark
  • pods
  • leaves
  • nuts
  • seeds
  • tubers
  • roots
  • flowers

are used fresh or dried and ground into powder. Moringa, Horseradish or Miracle tree is rich in calcium, protein, minerals and vitamins A, B and C.

Moringa is well adopted to the hot and dry climate and it produces leaves during the dry season and during drought. It is the most common in India, Ethiopia, the Philippines and the Sudan. It’s being grown in West, East and South Africa, tropical Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, Florida and the Pacific Islands.

Source – FAO

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