"Dimitra" clubs serve to give women and young people the chance to see their ideas realized. They’ve been set up in a range of countries around Africa. Residents vote in democratic meetings to decide for instance how to protect soil from erosion.
A group of women in Senegal has taken the lead in transforming their community to prepare for the fight against climate changes — thanks to efforts to make climate policy more democratic.
Across western Africa, people in rural communities are taking the future into their own hands with local initiatives to fight climate change and pollution, and improve public health and education.
Gambian President Adama Barrow has hinted at a possible trial of former leader Yahya Jammeh, currently in exile in Equatorial Guinea.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how climate change can promote democracy, find a good use for coffee grounds and visit an architect who is reviving an ancient African construction technique. All this and more!
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