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Agronomic board moots regulated industry for cowpea

Contributed by NAMPA.

By Edward Mumbuu Jnr
WINDHOEK, 12 JAN (NAMPA) – Cowpea is one of the most cultivated and consumed grain legumes globally, especially in the arid and semi-arid tropics.
Since it can grow in harsh environments under dry-land conditions, it is one of the most popular legume grains in Saharan Africa, a perfect fit for the local climate.
In Namibia it is no exception, as it is the third supreme staple crop after pearl millet (Omahangu) and sorghum.
Namibia has been rocked by prolonged ...