Extensive deforestation in Ghana has prompted the emergence of a program to raise awareness of the problem and train rural communities to set up their own legal milling businesses.
To meet the EU's renewable energy target, countries have rediscovered wood as a fuel. But conservationists fear this new hunger for wood might have disastrous consequences — for the forests, the people and the climate.
On eco@africa, we meet some charismatic cats in Uganda, the people turning poop into energy in Kenya and Tanzanians transforming plastic waste into comfy seats. All this and much more on the latest show!
The African Development Bank has proposed developing the continent's 400 million hectares of cultivatable savanna lands, but guest writers Sam Dindi and Esther Ngumbi explain the potential environmental impact.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how humans and wildlife are competing over space near the Serengeti, counting butterflies for climate change and making greener coal from banana skins. All this and more!
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