Is increased consumption really driving the prices up so dramatically?
Rising food prices spark unrest in Cameroon
In west Africa, the rising cost of basic foodstuffs is leading to political and civil unrest as well as threatening millions with hunger.
Perhaps the most serious unrest has occurred in Cameroon – at least 47 people were killed in food prices related violence.
Our correspondent Yvonne Ndege travelled to the capital Yaounde to find out how people are trying to create their own alternatives to deal with the hike in food prices.
Updated: Oct. 6, 2014
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