A German company hopes its mini power-plant could bring green, affordable energy to remote areas of Africa. That could help farmers and fishermen preserve food to bring to market.
Power shortages are stalling African development. Private sector green power providers say renewables could close the energy gap – but better market conditions are essential.
A study has found that 60 percent of international public finance in African energy goes to fossil fuels, compared to just 18 percent to cleaner alternatives. Are wealthy countries offshoring emissions?
On this week's eco@africa, we visit the Barbary macaques under threat in Morocco, see how waves are being harnessed to make green power and explore the project bringing solar lights to Burkina Faso.
On eco@africa, we find out why South Africa's corals are so resilient, meet the microbiologist making gowns from milk and the man promoting hybrid cars in Nigeria. Those stories and much more on this week's show!
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