Aminata Niang runs a family farm on the outskirts of Mali's capital, Bamako. She and her family also give credit to other market women, and build houses for those working on the farm.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet a group rebuilding a national park in Mozambique, visit a vertical farm in Germany and see how Cameroon's biogas man is helping rural cookers save their environment.
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.
Mali has a difficult international image: it still struggles to control the country’s north and the investment climate is often deemed unfriendly. Will a forum change all that?
African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
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Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
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.
What do wasps have to do with brain surgery? What can architecture learn from termites? We look at five examples of technology that found their designs in nature.
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.
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Paper cups are killing India's honeybees, two studies show. The important pollinators are attracted to the sugary residue left behind by beverages. Small changes could make a big difference in saving India's bees.
Elephant numbers in South Africa's Kruger National Park are rising — which is good news. But the prominent pachyderms are destroying habitat for other animals. Can the tiny bee provide a last line of defense?
A new ranking shows how European countries stack up on climate protection. How does your country compare?
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