Fertilizers, pesticides and over-use can render cultivated land unsuitable for growing good quality produce. A Spanish farmer is using micro organisms to help return his land to its former fertility.
One of Aldi's fruit and vegetable suppliers has been accused of helping ruin an important lagoon, a media report has said. Germany's demand for cheap vegetables has been blamed for encouraging farmers to cut corners.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how invasive tree species in South Africa are being turned into furniture, Ethiopia’s quest for the super chicken and how a Kenyan island is protecting their shores from plastic waste.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet Nigerians striving for sustainability, German farmers using ancient techniques, and Ugandan school children getting green-fingered with urban farming projects at school.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet a group rebuilding a national park in Mozambique, visit a vertical farm in Germany and see how Cameroon's biogas man is helping rural cookers save their environment.
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