Chris de Bode

Meme, Diamare, Cameroon

A bowl of ground peanuts, the oily paste is left to dry in the midday sun and used as a flavouring for bland food. Women grind and mix the peanuts with their bare hands often making enough to last them a whole year. A small bag of peanuts costs 25 CFA (GBP 0.03p) from Meme market.
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 creating a refugee and famine crisis. Once an intrepid tourist destination boasting Waza national park, the extreme north of Cameroon now hosts people fleeing violence housed in unnamed refugee camps where they are lucky if they manage to get a single meal each day.

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Chris de Bode
City
Meme, Diamare
Country
Cameroon
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5784 x 5784 pixels
48.97 x 48.97 cm (300 dpi)
19.28 x 19.28 inch (300 dpi)
6.7 MB size on disk
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