1,253,279 views | Pierre Thiam • TEDGlobal 2017
A forgotten ancient grain that could help Africa prosper
Forget quinoa. Meet fonio, an ancient "miracle grain" native to Senegal that's versatile, nutritious and gluten-free. In this passionate talk, chef Pierre Thiam shares his obsession with the hardy crop and explains why he believes that its industrial-scale cultivation could transform societies in Africa.