Pulses/Beans

Pulses

BAMB deals with a variety of pulses which it buys from local farmers. The most prominent pulses BAMB trades are Tswana Cowpeas and Black-eyed Cowpeas.

Tswana Cowpeas

Tswana cowpeas are drought tolerant and can be grown successfully in all parts of the country. Currently demand exceeds the supply; therefore BAMB promotes its production.

Black-eyed Cowpeas

These are highly regarded in Botswana, popular because of their tasty nature as well as their richness in protein. Most areas in Botswana can successfully produce this product. BAMB keenly promotes its production.

Beans

BAMB deals with a variety of pulses which it buys from local farmers and sometimes imports as local supply cannot meet the local demand. These include Sugar beans and Red Kidney beans.

Sugar beans

These can be grown fairly well in the Northern part of the country i.e. Pandamatenga, Chobe Enclave in and around the Okavango Delta. They are sold mainly to government schools for feeding as well as food relief services.

Red Kidney beans

Just as Sugar beans, Red-Kidney beans can be grown successfully in the Northern part of the Country i.e. Pandamatenga, Chobe Enclave in and around the Okavango Delta. They are mainly sold to government schools for feeding and food relief services.

Peas

BAMB deals with a variety of peas which it buys from local farmers and sometimes imports as local supply cannot meet the local demand.

China Peas

China Peas are secured from local producers who are mainly situated in Pandamatenga farms. These peas follow the procedure of pre-packaging in small packets and can be sold to individuals.

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