In Burkina Faso, where 86 percent of the population live from farming, water is a precious resource. Drip irrigation technology has made it possible for farmers to boost their harvests - and their incomes.
As the global population swells, so does the need for food. Could a Netherlands approach to farming that doesn't rely on soil, sunshine, water and pesticides be the answer?
Cocoa farming is the first step in making the world's most popular sweet treat: chocolate. But in one top cocoa producing nation, yields have been plummeting for years. What can be done to boost production in Ghana?
Bangladesh is on the front line of climate change, as its low-lying delta farmlands face surging floods. But floating gardens – a traditional form of hydroponics – is offering a lifeline to some farming families.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet a man who started planting trees in 1980 to stop desertification in Burkina Faso, we learn how to turn glass into art and visit an amazing vertical farm in Germany.
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