New language-based BantUGent research on early banana cultivation in Central Africa

Sifra Van Acker, Sara Pacchiarotti and Koen Bostoen (BantUGent) have, together with the world-renowned banana expert Edmond De Langhe (KU Leuven), a new article out in the journal Studies in African Linguistics. It is titled “Reconstructing West-Coastal Bantu Vocabulary as Evidence for Early Banana Cultivation in Central Africa” and part of the first author’s PhD project within the wider BantuFirst project.