Rising Temperatures, Terrorism Threaten Cameroon’s Food Security

by Moki Edwin Kindzeka

Students plant a tree in Pitoua town, near Garoua, Cameroon, Feb. 10 2018. [Photo: M. Kindzeka/VOA]

Cameroon says its northern border with Nigeria and Chad and most of the Lake Chad basin face a food crisis because of desertification and the Boko Haram conflict that stopped farmers from doing their work.

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