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This Little-Known Grain is a Superfood That Has the Potential to End World Hunger

In an effort to spread awareness on global hunger and viable, healthful solutions to combat the crisis, GLP Films and National Geographic released “The Most Nutritious Grain You’ve Never Heard Of,” a short video filmed on-location in Senegal, West Africa that explores the benefits and cultural importance of a little-known grain called fonio. Heralded as the “new quinoa,” fonio has drought-resistant and gluten-free qualities, making it a power player in the fight to end world hunger. Learn how this African superfood is impacting lives across Senegal and beyond.

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