Sugarbeans are also an important crop in the region, being a valuable source of protein for human consumption.
Available varieties are: NUA45 and Gloria
However, beans are susceptible to a wide range of diseases, and as such the above varieties can tolerate most of the diseases.
Sugarbeans are a good substitute for meat on account of the high protein content.
The grain is easily stored making it useful crop for subsistence use, while NUA45 variety is a high yielder with very acceptable seed appearance and cooking quality.
NUA45 is high in iron content and it’s recommended for dietary and healthy meals.