Six rooftops in Johannesburg have been turned into neighborhood food co-operatives. The city is using urban farming to lift people out of poverty, counter food insecurity and off-set its CO2 emissions.
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.
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.
It’s more than monkey business: in South Africa's Cape Town, baboons sneak into homes to steal food. We talked to biologist Gaelle Fehlmann to find out more about this human-baboon conflict in the city.
"If anybody is saying there is no harm in the change of the climate, they need to have their head examined" — Solly Msimanga, Mayor of the City of Tshwane, South Africa
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