Creating seeds that are more resistant to dry climates is what startup SeedForward is trying to do. Though based in Germany, they think their ideas can be exported around the world to help increase crop yields.
This week on Eco Africa we look at the impacts of droughts in southern African countries and see how a tiny island off the coast of Tanzania with a small population is taking their destiny into their own hands.
This week on Eco Africa we see how people in Togo are turning illegal dumpsites into gardens, learn more about using herbs to fight malaria in Uganda and see how a sanctuary in Kenya is teaching owls how to fly again.
On this week's Eco Africa, we see how a new app is helping to find abandoned and fertile fields for farmers in Ivory Coast and learn how to turn coconut waste into charcoal in Kenya.
On this week's Eco Africa, we see how Kenyans are breeding silkworms, try out a new bike made of bamboo and learn how free-range chickens can help Zimbabwe address food security and community empowerment.
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