In tiny west African nation Gambia, a women's initiative has found a way to produce fuel briquettes from peanut shells — a waste product they can collect for free.
On this week's eco@africa, we start to see the light in rural Somaliland, save the mangrove while searching for oysters in Gambia and follow the trash police in Belgium. Check out the latest show for this and more.
This week, eco@africa takes a look at extreme weather around the world. We meet South Africans dealing with drought, Germans coming to terms with flooding, and an international team searching for rain in Burkina Faso.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how invasive tree species in South Africa are being turned into furniture, Ethiopia’s quest for the super chicken and how a Kenyan island is protecting their shores from plastic waste.
What's behind the new push to introduce a West African single currency, the Eco? A statement by Ghana's finance minister indicates Accra may be making one last attempt to realise this elusive goal.
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