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Food processing: pounding yam

John & Penny Hubley


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These Nigerian women are pounding dried yam with pestles and mortars. This milling process grinds the yam tubers into flour. Pounding is labour intensive, but is also a social event, with women from different villages working together.



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Food processing: pounding yam. Credit: John & Penny Hubley. CC BY

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