A German-Ugandan partnership by Christian Services International and Ndejje University is using maize spindles as waste biomass to produce briquettes. They want to reduce deforestation and improve energy efficiency.
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.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit the Barbary macaques under threat in Morocco, see how waves are being harnessed to make green power and explore the project bringing solar lights to Burkina Faso.
Africa's tropical forests, which include the Congo Basin, are under constant threat. Deutsche Welle speaks to Proforest's Abraham Baffoe on what stands to be lost and what needs to be done to tackle deforestation.
"The impact of deforestation, from my point of view, goes beyond what we as human beings can imagine." – Abraham Baffoe, Africa regional director at Proforest.
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