Taming Okok: Domesticating forest foods in Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (14 November, 2012)_For villagers in Cameroon’s Central region, the forest creeper known as okok is a wonder plant. High in protein, it’s believed to cure hemorrhoids and hypertension, combat malaria and HIV/Aids – and even frighten off snakes. This article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.