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Prickly pears: ‘Humble’ cactus brings hope to Algeria

/ 06:02 PM February 18, 2019
Prickly pears cactus

“While most cacti are inedible, the Opuntia species has much to offer, especially if treated like a crop rather than a weed run wild,” the FAO said in its 2017 report. Image: AFP/Abdelhak Senna

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TOPICS: Africa, Algeria, ancient Aztecs, cacti, FAO, food supply, gardening, Opuntia species, prickly pears
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