The gigantic trees dwarf other plants on farms along the Mombasa-Nairobi highway as one approaches Kibwezi town in Makueni County.Dangling from the African baobab
trees (Adansonia digitata) are giant fruits, whose white pulp is normally a source of food for residents when drought strikesThe baobab tree, which in Kiswahili is popularly known as mbuyu, dots the landscape of the semi-arid region.
In his huge linocuts he began carving out fantastical landscapes that took inspiration from shapes seen in Edinburgh to China, from African baobab
trees to flying whales.
At the University of Abomey-Calavi in Benin, Professor Achille Assogbadjo is using a RUFORUM grant to run a project called Scaling up the African baobab
food products valuation through enhancing their safety and value chains for food and nutritional security, focusing on Africas iconic baobab trees.
Common throughout sub-Saharan Africa, the African baobab
is one of the biggest flowering plants in the world, and reputedly one of the longest-lived.
"This a unique characteristic of the African baobab
and all the baobab trees," said Patrut, who has dated different parts of the trees using radiocarbon dating methods.
and largest African baobab
trees have died over the past 12 years.
Featuring only two, superior quality cold-pressed oils, Southeast Asian mangosteen fruit and South African baobab
, this sweet smelling oil is like beauty sleep in a bottle.
In association with Heitland Cosmetics, this well-known skincare brand has come up with an intensive anti-aging treatment in the form of Baobab Cream that contains an innovative, top-quality ingredient extracted from the fruit of the African baobab
and cocoa nib sour caramel sauce has brought together the food of two continents.
It's because of the complex ingredients including jojoba oil, African baobab
oil, hyaluronic acid, essential oils of lemon, basil, coriander, rosemary, lavender, petit-grain, jasmine and tonka bean.
In this paper, we attempt to reveal the elusive traces of the African diaspora in South Asia by investigating the history of introduction of the African baobab
(Adansonia digitata) to this region.
1 Minvita Baobab Superfruit Powder, PS4.99 for 10 sachets, Holland & Barrett Packing six times more vitamin C than oranges and twice as many antioxidants as the last big superfood, goji berries, West African baobab
fruit powder can be mixed into cereal or yoghurt as a general daily health booster.