Around the world more and more people are leaving the countryside for opportunities in the city, creating a market gap that is increasingly being filled by urban farmers. One family draws on each member's talents to create a successful agribusiness.
Mali has a difficult international image: it still struggles to control the country’s north and the investment climate is often deemed unfriendly. Will a forum change all that?
Traveling from one African country to another is often expensive and time consuming. A new agreement between 23 countries to standardize regulations could change things, and also help smaller airlines.
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.
Across western Africa, people in rural communities are taking the future into their own hands with local initiatives to fight climate change and pollution, and improve public health and education.
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