A stick of red maize.
Due to conflict in the surrounding districts the height of crops growing along the region's roadsides has been restricted to one metre in order to deny cover to armed groups. Furthermore, the distribution of fertiliser, sometimes used as an ingredient for explosives, is also banned. These edicts have limited the production of most staple foods, such as millet, sorghum and maize, in the region.
The extreme north of Cameroon is suffering a food shortage...more »