Chido Govera grew up an orphan and struggled to take care of her younger siblings. When she turned 11, an opportunity to learn about mushroom farming helped change her life for the better.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how reusable sanitary pads are helping Nigerian schoolgirls stay in school, we sit on burning tires in Niger and visit the guardian of Tsavo National Park in Kenya.
Styrofoam pollution is a serious problem in Zimbabwe. The government is set to ban the ubiquitous material for use in food containers and to promote greener alternatives. But not everyone is happy with the move.
Turning trash into art in Zimbabwe, fighting corruption in Nigeria, transporting cool goods and photographing grasslands! All this and much more on the latest eco@africa.
Zimbabwe, once the breadbasket of southern Africa, is largely dependent on food assistance due to drought caused by El Nino weather. Scientists have a solution: drought-resistant maize seed varieties.
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