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.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how reusable sanitary pads are helping Nigerian schoolgirls stay in school, we sit on burning tires in Niger and visit the guardian of Tsavo National Park in Kenya.
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.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit the massive moorlands of Congo, see how to avoid baboon break-ins in South Africa and get back to the roots with traditional African vegetables.
Eco-advice can be overwhelming — and often ineffective. So if you had to pick just five things to go green on: What's the most you could do for the least amount of effort?
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