A US-based husband and wife team developed a simple suitcase-sized solar pack to reduce maternal mortality rates.
In an age where hundreds of women still die every day in childbirth, light can provide a genuine lifeline. A pioneering solar project is delivering hope to doctors, midwives and mothers-to-be all over the world.
Every day, some 830 women around the world die as a result of pregnancy and childbirth complications. One of the reasons is a lack of light to perform live-saving surgery. A solar suitcase is making a genuine difference.
For the 50th edition of eco@africa, we caught up with the UN's new Deputy Secretary-General in Abuja. The outgoing Nigerian Environment Minister says integrating different sectors is key to protecting the environment.
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