Cultivation of legumes

Beans, peas, lentils, peanuts, clover, lupin, fava beans, soybeans, cowpeas… The leguminous family is very wide and so are the cultivation methods used all over the world. Discover useful insights and tips here. Please note: for further tips, discover our cultivation instructions here.

A case of cowpeas in Baringo County, Kenya

Many regions of Kenya can be categorized into arid and semi-arid lands that receive unsustainable rainfall of between 250mm-500mm. Millions of smallholder farmers in the arid and semiarid lands of Kenya prefer cultivating legumes over other cash crops – crops grown mainly for sale – due to…

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Heat wave impacts legume yields in India

As India witnessed the hottest March in 122 years, Rajasthan – one of the regions where the most food-products are cultivated – was one of the worst affected states with 25 heat waves and the highest number of heat wave days, with temperatures soaring past 40 degrees.

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