The book Le Fonio, une cérale africaine was published by QUAE Editions in the Collection agricultures tropicales en poche .
Ref: Cruz J.-F., Béavogui F., Dramé D. 2011. Le fonio, une céréale africaine. Collection Agricultures tropicales en poche Ed. Quae, CTA, Presses agronomiques de Gembloux. 175 p.
This book is the first book devoted entirely to the fonio. The book gives a description of the plant and grain and provides information on various culture and production systems in a variety of environments. It describes the main traditional techniques of fonio production and processing and suggests possible ways for improvement. It shows a keen interest in improved promotion of fonio, by touching on such aspects as development of new products, marketing and consumption.
This book is the updated English version of the book 'Le fonio, une céréale africaine' published in 2011.
Ref: Cruz J.-F., Béavogui F., Dramé D., Diallo T. A. 2016. Fonio, an African cereal . Edition Cirad, Irag. Montpellier, France. 153 p.
CRUZ Jean-François, Researcher at Cirad in Montpellier and specialist in post-harvest technologies of tropical cereals.
BEAVOGUI Famoï, General Director of Irag in Guinea and specialist in agricultural cropping systems and agrarian dynamics.
DRAME Djibril, food technologist of the Institut d’économie rurale (IER) in Mali, and now, expert in the Division of rural infrastructure and agro-industries at FAO in Roma.
DIALLO Thierno Alimou, plant breeder at Irag and manager of the "Fonio" program at the Irag Center of Bareng in Fouta Djalon.