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).
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...more »