Maize in Mozambique

In Mozambique, a woman harvests maize. Maize (or corn) is native to the Americas, but was introduced in Africa in the late fifteen or early sixteenth century, following Spanish exploration of the "New World." The environment of southern Africa proved favorable to its cultivation, and maize continues to be a dietary staple there.

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