Whatever Happened To ... That Guy Who Wanted To Make Quinoa A 'Thing' In Rwanda?


Cedric Habiyaremye, 31, wanted Rwandan farmers to get excited about quinoa because of its nutritional punch. But now, he says, they're a little too excited.

The Ph.D. student at Washington State University started his project to popularize the crop in his home country last year. He had researched which varieties would grow best in Rwanda's environment in an earlier program. And local farmers found quinoa easy to grow. But Habiyaremye doesn't want to hand over the seeds to just anyone yet. Read more

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