International researchers are looking into the properties of traditional east African vegetables like spinach and eggplant and finding mountains of vitamins and minerals that people need.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit the massive moorlands of Congo, see how to avoid baboon break-ins in South Africa and get back to the roots with traditional African vegetables.
From cassava husks in Nigeria to Kenya’s superfood the baobab fruit, we’re taking a whirlwind tour of eco friendly food products - and how to deal with food waste!
Chia seeds, acai berries and maca have made it from the remote corners of Latin America to our local supermarkets. Touted as "superfoods" full of with vitamins, they've been flying off the shelves. But is it all good?
As the world population grows, new sources of protein are needed. Land scarcity and climate change mean expanding conventional farming might not be sustainable. Does the answer lie in insects?
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