Cyclone Idai flooded large areas of northern Mozambique earlier this year, washing away homes and destroying crops. But the devastation could have been even worse, had it not been for the nearby Gorongosa National Park with its intact ecosystem.
Conflict and logging have decimated Mozambique's central rainforest. One coffee project is trying to restore lost trees. Some hope it will also help keep fighting at bay.
On this week's Eco Africa, we see how to break down social barriers while recycling in Mozambique and learn how an NGO in Ghana is teaching farmers to stop reusing containers that once held dangerous chemicals.
On this week's Eco Africa, we see how to get clean water to Madagascar's capital and visit an initiative in Mozambique that aims to keep girls in school while raising their awareness for nature and conservation.
A long-term peace pledge has been signed by Mozambique's president and the leader of the opposition Renamo party. The deal foresees disarmament and ex-rebels taking part in elections in October.
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