Around the world more and more people are leaving the countryside for opportunities in the city, creating a market gap that is increasingly being filled by urban farmers. One family draws on each member's talents to create a successful agribusiness.
Soumaila Cisse has vowed to reject the results of the presidential runoff vote, calling on supporters "to rise up." Turnout for the election was poor as hundreds of polling stations were closed over insecurity.
The assessment of the Mali elections by the European Union's chief electoral observer, Cecile Kyenge, is that there were no grave incidents. But the poll was not problem-free, says DW correspondent Katrin Gänsler.
Mali electoral officials have named President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita the winner of a poll marred by violence and accusations of fraud. Opposition leader Soumaila Cisse had already called on his supporters to "rise up."
On this week's eco@africa, we meet Nigerians striving for sustainability, German farmers using ancient techniques, and Ugandan school children getting green-fingered with urban farming projects at school.
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