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″

Filed under Today's Features.
UN Radio Daily News Programme
UN Radio Daily News Programme
Updated at 1800 GMT, Monday to Friday
Loading the player ...

CONNECT

 

October 2017
M T W T F S S
« Sep    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031