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Prof. Edda L. Fields-Black (History Department, Carnegie Mellon University) takes educators at the 2014 ORIAS summer teachers’ institute on Foodways in World History on a journey to West Africa’s Upper Guinea Coast to learn about one of Africa’s best kept secrets -- agricultural technology that made the Upper Guinea Coast West Africa’s “bread basket” hundreds of years before the advent of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.