The miracle plant

Published Date
December 07, 2017
Published by
ICARDA Communication Team
Photo Credit: Mounir Louhaichi
Photo Credit: Mounir Louhaichi

The prickly pear cactus has been hailed as a miracle plant that could help alleviate hunger in arid regions thanks to its ability to survive in harsh conditions. Listen to Mounir Louhaichi, ICARDA's range ecology and management research scientist, talk about the benefits of the plant during his interview with BBC World Service.

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For more information, check out "Crop, Ecology, Cultivation And Uses of Cactus Pear," or contact m.louhaichi@cgiar.org .