In rural areas of Burkina Faso often as much as 95 percent of the population are without access to electricity. Two brothers have joined forces to produce solar-powered lamps on an industrial scale.
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.
A Mexican cheese factory is just one company turning to the sun's heat to cut down on emissions. It's part of a project encouraging energy-hungry industrial enterprises to make the switch to green heating power.
On this week's Eco Africa, we see how giving women land in Burkina Faso can help the environment and visit Nigerian farmers who have improved on a traditional way to dry and preserve food.
On this week's Eco Africa, we watch the band making music from garbage in DR Congo, check out the solar lamps improving education in Rwanda, and visit the fight to save South Africa's endangered native plants.
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