Six rooftops in Johannesburg have been turned into neighborhood food co-operatives. The city is using urban farming to lift people out of poverty, counter food insecurity and off-set its CO2 emissions.
On this week's eco@africa, we check out a snake farm in Kenya, an app cutting food waste in Zimbabwe and meet an entrepreneur in Ghana who is turning organic waste into biogas. All this and much more!
"We're removing the alien vegetation from the environment, getting biodiversity back to the way it should be as well as using this biomass to make useful products and then training people." Emile Mopp, Mill Manager
On this week's eco@africa, we see how to rehabilitate land in South Africa with essential oils, visit Mauritania's Diawling National Park and take a seat on old repurposed oil drums.
On this week's eco@africa, we bring you a special focus on plastic. We check out edible straws, shoes made from chewing gum and explore how to avoid microplastics.
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