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Rediscovering Ghana’s Lost Ancient Crops: Okra


Fresh Okra cuts
Fresh Okra cuts

Okra is a green, pod-shaped vegetable that is widely consumed in Ghana and other parts of Africa. It is also known as okro, lady’s fingers, or gumbo in different regions of the world. Okra has a long and rich history that traces back to ancient times, when it was cultivated and traded across continents and cultures. However, in recent years, okra has been overshadowed by o