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Miracle crop: Can quinoa help feed the world?

Feb 09, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Experts say quinoa is highly nutritious but remains an underutilized crop

(FILES) This file photo taken on November 8, 2011 shows a worker sifting through quinoa seeds in Cotimbora, Oruro, Bolivia, some 440 km from La Paz.  Scientists on February 8, 2017 unveiled the near-complete genome of quinoa, a grain cultivated centuries ago by Incas in the Andes that scientists say could help feed a hungry world. / AFP PHOTO / AIZAR RALDES