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Tree of life

Gregory Hutton travels to northern Ghana to discover the nutritious qualities of the baobab fruit and the transformative effect a sustainable supply chain is having on local rural communities
Ghanaian women inspect the quality of the fruit from the iconic baobab tree
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Towards the end of my 12-hour overnight bus journey towards Ghana’s Upper East Region, I began to notice the giant baobab trees. They were the only things growing on the parched savannah — turned black against a yellow sky by the hot, blinding Harmattan, a dry and dusty north-easterly wind that blows in from the Sahara causing impressive sandstorms.

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