[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Photo journal: Struggling to eat
No nutrition

Wizaki is worried: "I am old and my legs do not work well, so I cannot find work in other villages. My family is relying on relatives to provide us with porridge.

"I do not know what will happen to my family because if the rains do not come then we will just die."

When the maize runs out, villagers are driven to eat wild fruits to survive, like this mfula.

It is a bitter-tasting nut-like fruit and contains virtually no nutrition.

Click below for more images
BACK 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   NEXT

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific