Media playback is unsupported on your device

UK ban means Somalia flooded with low price khat

18 August 2014 Last updated at 13:43 BST

Khat - a plant used as a stimulant - was banned as a class C drug in the UK earlier this year.

This has meant that its mainly Kenyan producers and exporters have been forced to direct their supplies closer to home - Somalia - flooding the market and driving prices down.

Hadya Al-alawi reports.

Video produced by BBC Arabic's Ali Hilani.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.