One Meal A Day by Chris de Bode

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A bag of dried leaves, from a variety of potato plant, used to season bland food particularly the local staple of boiled maize porridge. The leaves are found at most local markets and are a speciality of the region. This bag costs about 50 CFA (less than GBP 0.01). <br />
The extreme north of Cameroon is suffering a food shortage exacerbated by climate change and conflict with Boko Haram. Fighting has spread across the borders from Nigeria into the countries of the Lake Chad region creating a refugee and famine crisis. Once an intrepid tourist destination boasting Waza national park, the extreme north of Cameroon now hosts people fleeing violence housed in unnamed refugee camps where they are lucky if they manage to get a single meal each day.<br />