Uganda has lost two thirds of its forest cover since the late 1990s – mostly cleared to provide charcoal for burning. But now an innovative idea to use volcanic rocks for cleaner cooking provides a greener alternative.
On this week's Eco Africa, we watch the band making music from garbage in DR Congo, check out the solar lamps improving education in Rwanda, and visit the fight to save South Africa's endangered native plants.
Addressing established norms in African fashion, a Berlin exhibition features works demonstrating how sustainability can be found by revisiting traditional methods and crafts from the continent.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out zero-emission electric safari vehicles in Kenya, protecting turtles in Ivory Coast, and a sustainable alternative to plastic bags in Uganda.
On this week's Eco Africa, we see how Kenyans are breeding silkworms, try out a new bike made of bamboo and learn how free-range chickens can help Zimbabwe address food security and community empowerment.
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