Most rural households in Africa depend on firewood for cooking, but according to the WHO this is damaging the health of entire families. In Rwanda, a woman has switched to a cleaner fuel source: biogas made from pig manure.
Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda is home to unique plants and animals but the hunger for firewood threatens the forest. Can more efficient stoves help people and preserve nature in the densely populated African country?
Small and simple biogas units are helping Kenya's farmers to prevent deforestation and to produce better harvests. They are also proving to have positive health effects.
On this week's Eco Africa, we look at aeroponic farming in Nigeria, meet Uganda's most experienced crocodile catcher and a Zambian reporter fighting climate change, and discover Ghana's fight to save its cocoa trees.
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