The market value of the bush mango has risen two or three fold since research concluded that the kernel of the fruit suppresses appetite and helps in the control of body weight.
Bush mango originating from Cameroon seems to be the most wanted specie on the international market, since the innovative research work was first done in Cameroon.
Can the bush mango which before now grew mostly in the wild be farmed and commercialized? Can the fruit become as valuable as cocoa or coffee?
fonka mutta beau-bernard reports.