Can snake tomato ease Nigeria shortages?
Nigeria is experiencing an agricultural crisis, with the Tuta Absoluta pest devastating the country's tomato crop, causing prices to soar.
Scientists may have found a cure in a pesticide that can kill the fly that carries disease but some farmers believe pesticides could do more harm than good.
They may have found an answer in a little-known vegetable - the cucumerina, or snake tomato.
23 Jun 2016
- From the section Africa