Haidar el Ali, the man behind Senegal's part of the Great Green Wall, says it's time to get the ecological project back on track. Currently, the initiative to plant trees across 11 African countries is 10 years behind.
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A decade of conflict and instability in the North African country has not only taken its toll on people but also on nature. Will environmentalists succeed in protecting Al-Jabal al-Akhdar, a forest surrounded by desert?
On this week's Eco Africa, we learn how volunteers are helping the tiny island of Kokota replant trees and revive its unique river system. We also see how to get kids to school on two wheels in South Africa.
On this week's edition of Eco Africa, we check out blockchain pioneers who are helping save animals, see how to turn banana stems into packaging and try to grow cocoa sustainably.
With clean water scarce in the country, locals use wood and coal to boil and sterilize it. A new climate-friendly filter system hopes to change that.
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