German and African scientists have developed a system that uses mobile communications to bring up-to-date and accurate weather forecasts to farmers all over Burkina Faso.
Farmers in Senegal have long used traditional techniques to predict rainfall. But with climate change, new methods are needed. Climatic information sent by text message is now helping to boost yields.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
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.
As members of the lowest caste, Dalit women are among Nepal's poorest people. They're badly affected by climate change too. A farming project is helping them prepare for global warming. It's had a surprising side-effect.
On this edition, we meet the kids cleaning up their South African township and explore how an aquatic fern could make ships more eco-friendly.
Between May and July millions of sardines move northward along the east coast of South Africa, creating a feeding frenzy along the coastline.
Members of Nepal's lowest castes have few opportunities to improve their standing in life.
"In nature's economy the currency is not money, it is life." – Vandana Shiva, Indian scholar and environmental activist
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version