Health, Latest News — February 26, 2020 at 5:45 am

Why are tomato prices in Africa increasing?


Produced by Gladys Kigo, Video by Olivia Lace-Evans.

Tomato prices in Kenya have skyrocketed in recent weeks, with some parts of the country paying up to seven times more.

The price rises follow months of heavy rains across East Africa. But could climate change be contributing to the problem?

The BBC’s Mercy Juma reports from the farmlands of Kenya.

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