Water is a valuable commodity in Tunisia, especially in the region of Kairouan, one of the hottest in Tunisia. Rain is getting scarcer and scarcer. Better water management could help dispel tensions and anxiety among the farmers.
This week on Eco Africa we visit a designer turning waste into sustainable fashion, see how a water shortage is impacting farmers in Tunisia and watch as professional divers clean up one of Egypt's amazing coral reefs.
Water scarcity is a major problem in Tunisia. Rainwater often goes to waste and groundwater is overused. Can new farming methods, cisterns and sustainable practices protect the resource for future generations?
As Europe's climate shifts in the coming decades, some regions will find it increasingly difficult to sustain traditional crops. But with new varieties and strategies, some farmers are planting with an eye to the future.
The coronavirus has pushed climate change out of the headlines. But as summer approaches, experts say record temperatures and drought could compound problems created by the virus.
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