Mali: Shea tree empowers women

women gathering fruits of the shea tree

Many women in Mali know all about the benefits of the shea tree.

They've been gathering its fruit for years to produce soaps and various products to sell.

Now, production hovers at 80,000 tons per year – but it has the potential to reach 250,000 tons and improve lives.

The UN's Pat Duffy has more.

Duration: 3’16″

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