Somaliland is one of the poorest regions in the world, but instead of waiting for international donors, Abdishakur Mohamoud has started a company to bring electricity to part of the country's huge rural population.
In the Georgian countryside, many are reliant on firewood for heating. Can local energy cooperatives help fight the resulting air pollution and deforestation, and help families save cash, with a solar-powered fix?
On this week's eco@africa, we shop at a Food Assembly in Germany, see how Lake Victoria's water hyacinths can be used as fertilizer and visit a chimpanzee orphanage in Liberia. Check out the show for this and much more.
Sometimes help comes from unexpected places. In Colombia, a boarding school is providing a local community with drinking water by using equipment designed for ocean desalination.
On this week's eco@africa, we start to see the light in rural Somaliland, save the mangrove while searching for oysters in Gambia and follow the trash police in Belgium. Check out the latest show for this and more.
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