FONIO (Digitaria exiles Stapf)
Fonio is an ancient African grain that grows throughout the African savannas from Senegal to Cameroon. It is held in high esteem due to is delicious texture and taste and high nutritional content. It has one of the highest content of protein among grains. The protein of fonio is similar to those found in eggs and is easily digested. Fonio is also a rich source of iron and calcium.