Breadfruit may aid in feeding 9.6 billion!
The humble breadfruit is fast becoming the answer to the world's growing population!
The Breadfruit Institute is attempting to tackle hunger and deforestation by working with non-profit groups to plant breadfruit trees in such countries as Kenya, Rwanda, Pakistan and Zambia.
A healthy source of carbohydrates and antioxidants, calcium, iron and fiber, breadfruit provides better and quality nutrition - The starchy breadfruit can replace potatoes , and can be boiled, steamed or fried to make chips.
The Institute began at the National Tropical Botanical Garden in Hawaii in 2003 and launched the global Hunger Initiative to respond to global food security issues about five years later.
In collaboration with other organizations, the privately funded institute has sent about 60,000 plants to around 32 countries.
Check out more info on the project here!