Grain Legumes


Despite an uncertain future, 600 million of the world’s most vulnerable people continue to depend on legume crops such as chickpea, pieonpea and groundnut for food and fodder. A key goal is to leverage the potential of these subsistence crops to generate income and promote international trade.

25% – Africa’s contribution to global groundnut production

25% – India’s share of worldwide legume production

700% – Growth in imports of legumes by India, 2001-2008 

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