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Villages In Cameroon Find Solution To Yearly Hunger Season

Felicite Sengram, Secretary of the village granary in Mayo Tsanaga area near Maroua, in Cameroon’s Far North province and two other key-holders open the village granary for sales in the lean season. Copyirght:WFP/Jane Howard

 

While drought ravages swathes of eastern Africa, on the other side of the continent many communities in Cameroon’s dry north have set up village granaries to help them through the lean season. Supported by WFP, the granaries are mostly run by women.