Energy entrepreneur Sulaiman Yusuf is developing what he calls "off the grid homes" using solar and hydro turbines to offer residents an eco-friendlier alternative to the Nigerian government's power infrastructure.
This week on Eco Africa we visit a successful reforestation project in western Uganda, see the high potential for solar energy in Ghana and learn how to deliver biogas with massive rucksacks in Benin.
On this week's Eco Africa, we watch the band making music from garbage in DR Congo, check out the solar lamps improving education in Rwanda, and visit the fight to save South Africa's endangered native plants.
Many countries have heating systems that still run on coal, oil and gas. But relying on these fossil fuels to keep us warm through winter adds to CO2 emissions. So what are some of the climate-friendly alternatives?
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.
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