Senegal-Benin 8

Senegal-Benin 8

Women pound baobab pulp with giant mortar and pestles

After the innards of the baobab fruit are extracted, the raw pulp is traditionally pounded into a fine powder using giant mortar and pestles. The product, which is highly nutritious, must then be sifted by hand to remove the remain seeds and other unwanted pieces left over.

Image: Curtis Chan