Researchers in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa are trying to develop the perfect chicken that could help the country adapt to climate change. A disease-resistant, climate-resilient chicken could improve nutrition.
On this week's Eco Africa, we're looking at how a plastic bag ban in Rwanda has sparked other recycling ideas, a solar drying tent in Nigeria and pioneering stores that are taking a stand against plastic waste.
A UN report on the state of world biodiversity for food and agriculture links rising food insecurity and chronic hunger to threatened habitats and ecosystems. But traditional female stewards of biodiversity offer hope.
By choosing to eat the same meals again and again, people are putting the future of food supply at risk, a United Nations report has said. Farming and fishing practices could be revamped and new crops introduced.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out hydroponic urban farms in Nigeria, art projects in Ghana's classrooms, a disappearing Senegalese village, and solar energy in Egypt's remotest areas.
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