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Ful Joy Kughong

Ful Joy Kughong obtained a BSc in Journalism in 1997. He reported for Ariane TV and the Guardian Post newspaper in Yaounde before joining The Farmer’s Voice newspaper in 2005. He was a Climate Change Media Partnership fellow in 2010.

Journalism by Ful Joy Kughong

Cameroon’s changing weather linked to crop disease

08/04/2011

Cocoyam, a staple food in Cameroon, is largely absent from the market this year after a blight destroyed most of last year's crop

Scientists in Cameroon link changing weather patterns to a fungal disease of the staple cocoyam crop. Preventing or treating future damage is essential in a country in which rising food prices have caused unrest and continue to threaten food security.