Haricot Bean

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The Haricot bean is one of the most important legumes grown in the lowlands of Ethiopia, particularly in the Rift Valley. In these area farmers grow white pea beans for export and home consumption. The red kidney bean is the major pulse crop used for export and it supplies about 60% of the total export of pulses. Ethiopia exported for US$210 million mainly to Europe and the Middle East. When dried, haricots become small, white, oval-shaped.


Location It can be found in Southern region (Sidama) and Northern (East Shoa) Ethiopia.

Where it Grows