Michigan + Math + Africa

Exploring how math changes lives in Africa – a University of Michigan experience

Plenty of plantains

Women selling plantains

Women sell plantains at a roadside market near the University of Buea in Cameroon. The starchy bananas are a staple of the Cameroonian diet and were served at almost all the meals at the Buea International Conference for the Mathematical Sciences.

Buea-Veggies

Vegetable hawkers pile up their goods on the side of the road during rush hour in Buea, Cameroon.

Buea-Peppers

Cameroonians like their food spicy, and a boy sells fiery habanero peppers at a roadside market.

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2 comments on “Plenty of plantains

  1. John Tarby
    October 15, 2014

    I would like to use the photo of plantains for sale at roadside in a non-commercial booklet for a local history charity in the UK.
    May I use the image and what attribution should i use.
    John Tarby
    trustee,
    The History of Wapping Trust

    • William Foreman
      October 15, 2014

      Please attribute the image to: William Foreman/University of Michigan. Thanks for asking.

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