In Harare, citizens are tired of the city's shoddy trash pickup. A church is now organizing cleanup flash mobs throughout the city to spread the word and show others that they too are responsible for their environment.
On this week's eco@africa, we look at reforestation efforts in Nigeria, learn about environmentally friendly aqua farming and see why shea trees are more valuable kept alive than used as charcoal in Burkina Faso.
Community activist Joshua Konkankoh wants to bring green, sustainable development to Cameroon and the world. His starting point? An ecovillage in the rural area he grew up in that wants to connect people to their roots.
Sierra Leone has no functioning public trash collection service. Some inventive tinkerers are taking matters into their own hands by turning discarded soda cans into stable and cheap cooking pots.
Smog impacts people’s health and causes diseases. The problem: You can’t really see or smell it. Now a start-up has built a device which measures air quality and tells users when the concentration is high.
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