Eating a sugary treat can give you an oft-needed energy kick. But what if you could power your home with the sweet stuff? One sugar firm in Uganda is doing just that.
From making eco-friendly coal out of banana skins to using poop to fuel cooking stoves, eco@africa has featured a host of greener alternatives to charcoal. We've picked our top five innovations.
Education and fighting poverty are key to combatting the effects of extreme weather, says Joseph Mukabana, Director of the Office for Africa and Least Developed Countries at the World Meteorological Organization.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet an entrepreneur turning cooking oil into soap, find out about a contentious green energy project in Uganda and a firm making life easier for African farmers with a solar-powered fridge.
Join us for a very special 100th show! We discover a community gardening project, visit Africa's largest wind farm, get up close with chimpanzees and taste a drinking straw that's good enough to eat.
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