They look like ordinary suitcases, but there’s a lot of potential packed inside! They provide hours of power and light for schools and refugee camps - and they're changing lives in rural Kenya.
On this week's Eco Africa, we learn about a new nontoxic shoe polish, see how solar powered taxis can help reduce pollution in big cities and find out how prisoners are helping their environment.
Nairobi's reliance on motorcycles is hindering efforts to reduce carbon emissions, as manufacturers struggle to adapt to clean energy technology. But a new solar-powered three-wheeler could help clean up the city's act.
On this week's eco@africa, meet the man leading Africa’s delegation to the COP 24 climate summit in Poland. Plus: the solar suitcases lighting up Kenyan classrooms and the invention bringing biogas to Moroccan farmers.
On this week's eco@africa, we learn about a solar powered water purification system that can process dirty water while charging phones and see how permaculture is being used in Kenya to restore the environment.
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