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  1. Key Resource 2011-01-01 Lack of food security is one of the biggest challenges that Central Africans face each day as they toil in their gardens, trying to produce enough food to simply feed their families and afford other expenses in life such as health care or schooling for their children. Main factors limiting...  
  2. Indian jujube can be a bushy shrub or a tree, drought tolerant, with or without thorns, up to 12 m in height. The ripe fruits are typically 1 cm in diameter; selected varieties may have fruits up to 6 cm long and 4 cm wide, and are usually consumed raw.  
  3. Tamarind is an attractive, evergreen, nitrogen fixing tree, growing to 30 m in height, and best adapted to semi-arid conditions. The sweet-tart pulp from the pod is eaten fresh, used as an ingredient in cooking, or made into a refreshing drink. Tamarind wood is used for lumber, firewood, and high...  
  4. Black sapote is a tall, attractive, evergreen tree growing to 25 m in height. It bears round fruit up to 5 cm in diameter, containing custard like, dark, sweet flesh, which is consumed fresh.  
  5. The Strawberry tree is a fast growing evergreen tree to 13 m in height. The trees bear abundant small red berries that are eaten fresh. Strawberry trees are also used for landscaping and firewood.  
  6. Tree tomatoes are small, half-woody, fast growing, solanaceous trees reaching 3 to 5.5 m in height that are native to South American highlands. Tree tomatoes are edible and can be consumed either as a fruit or vegetable. In the tropics, tree tomatoes do best at elevations between 1500 and 2800...  
  7. Atemoya is a fast-growing tree up to 9 m tall. It is a hybrid of the cherimoya (Annona cherimola) and the sugar apple (Annona squamosa). Atemoyas produce delicious-tasting fruits that resemble the cherimoya in flavor. The fragrant, snow white flesh is both sweet and subacid at the same time. The...  
  8. Barbados Cherry is a large bushy shrub or small tree native to the Lesser Antilles Islands and neighboring northern  
  9. Native to Brazil, Jaboticabas grow at elevations from sea-level to 3,000 ft and are generally sensitive to frost according to varieties.  
  10. The cherimoya species is thought to have originated from the inter-Andean valleys of Ecuador, Colombia, and Bolivia.