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Cameroon Plastic Ban Impact on Food Packaging

Cameroonians are returning to traditional methods of transporting and packaging food after the government banned the production, sale and use of non-biodegradable plastic bags.  People are now using large plantain leaves to store food - a move that has sparked mixed reactions among consumers and restaurateurs. It is early morning in Mfou on the outskirts of Cameroon's capital, Yaounde.  Nka Pamela, a 26-year-old woman, is visiting a farm to buy plantain leaves. This has...

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