The demand for cashew nuts is growing - but African farmers miss out on most of the benefits. That's because most of the value of the nuts comes from processing - and that happens somewhere else.
On this week’s eco@africa, we discover organic fertilizers in the Ivory Coast, Rwanda’s methane power station, and the Kenyan inventor keeping milk cool.
Seeds modified in a lab are often touted as a means to boost agriculture and food security in Africa. There is some resistance on the continent and debate on preserving its traditional seed base instead.
When oil and gas were discovered in Takoradi, western Ghana, many young people thought that their futures were assured. But their hopes were quickly dashed. Could catfish provide a way out of their poverty?
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is transforming Ethiopia at a breathtaking pace. Germany is already making plans to work closer with the country it regards as a strategic partner.
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