Dutch artist Ap Verheggen has developed a solar-powered device to extract moisture from the air. To put it to the test, he went to a country with plenty of sunshine but not enough water: Mali.
Mali's ex-president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has returned home under guard, following pressure from the 15-nation West African bloc ECOWAS. Still unresolved is a call for the interim government to organize elections.
With high temperatures and water scarcity, the Emirates might seem an unlikely place for a farm. Yet, as coronavirus and climate change heighten the desire for food security, could vertical farms be the solution?
German Defense Minister Kramp-Karrenbauer said Sahel terrorism remained a "great threat." Her French coounterpart called Mali part of a "security challenge" across Sahel Africa, impinging on "the whole of Europe."
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out efforts to save nature's waste-collectors, the vulture, a start-up boosting biodiversity with compostable confetti and an eco-friendly floating neighborhood.
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