How many great plans start out as ideas sketched in graphite? Globally, we get through 14 billion pencils each year. Now, Kenyan entrepreneurs are producing eco-friendly pencils from recycled newspaper.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet Nigerians striving for sustainability, German farmers using ancient Amazonian techniques, and Ugandan school children getting green-fingered with urban farming projects at school.
Nneota Egbe has spent the past eightyears as an anchor, reporter and producer for Channels Television in Lagos, Nigeria. Sharon Momanyi is currently working with KTN as a reporter and anchor in Nairobi, Kenya.
The African Development Bank has proposed developing the continent's 400 million hectares of cultivatable savanna lands, but guest writers Sam Dindi and Esther Ngumbi explain the potential environmental impact.
This week on eco@africa, we visit a seaweed startup in France, meet elephants in Namibia and find out how a South African slum is going green. Join us for these and other exciting stories from Africa and Europe.
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