gum arabic

October 10, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Protecting an enigmatic commodity with enormous potential – gum arabic

For an arid swath of Africa, a sap-like substance offers income possibilities for the poorest of the poor, along with environmental benefits

November 17, 2015 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Fighting to maintain ecosystem balance and halt the advancing Sahara desert

Oumar is one of the 370,500 people in Mali producing gum arabic, among which 80% (296,400) are women.