PORTO NOVO, BENIN - JANUARY 01: F Godfrey Nzamujo, Director of the Center of Songhai;Dominican father, inhabitant of Niger of origin. He started 20 years ago the Songhai Center , the center of development of the agriculture in Africa. A real success on January 01, 2010 in Porto Novo, Benin. (Photo by Xavier DESMIER/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Centre Songhai

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The Centre Songhai is a major research, teaching and production centre in sustainable farming. There are one-hour guided tours to visit the plantations and workshops. You can also buy the centre's produce – anything from fresh quail eggs to biscuits and preserves. Songhai is about 1km north of town. Every zem knows where it is.

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