Somaliland is one of the poorest regions in the world, but instead of waiting for international donors, Abdishakur Mohamoud has started a company to bring electricity to part of the country's huge rural population.
In Nigeria's Niger Delta, gas flares are killing crops, polluting water and damaging human health. The Nigerian government has promised to tackle the problem — but new data shows flaring has even gone up.
Globally, 60 percent of people don't have enough clean water, and climate change is making the situation worse. Chilufya Chileshe from WaterAid explains why southern Africa is particularly vulnerable.
The Greens have made huge gains in two recent state elections in Germany. But to what extent is the success of this political party connected to the environment?
Tony Joy, founder of Durian in Nigeria, tells DW about the battle she is waging against waste in rural communities. It's an uphill fight with surprising results.
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