Land: Sundiata ordered his soldiers to clear lage parts of the savanna for farming.
Climate: Where they farmed there was a lot of rain, which was good for farming.
Crops: People in the Mali Empire farmed, peanuts, rice, sorghum, yams, beans, onions, and grains.
The Mali Empire produced more than enough crops, so the kings collected the extra crops and used them as taxes.
Trade: Crops were sent north for trade.

In Niani (capital) people mostly pounded millet, milk, and, and honey.
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