Nigerian social enterprise MitiMeth creates furnishings and accessories from natural fibres such as water hyacinth and banana bark. They also train people to use local resources to earn a living.
Tony Joy, founder of Durian in Nigeria, tells DW about the battle she is waging against waste in rural communities. It's an uphill fight with surprising results.
Africans are no strangers to mobile apps. In fact, apps big and small have made a difference in the lives of many people across the continent — from rural villages to the traffic-clogged streets of megacities.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how an NGO is trying to ensure dolphin tourism in Zanzibar is sustainable, saving South Africa's vultures and 'off the grid' eco-friendlier homes in Nigeria.
On this week's eco@africa, we check out an innovative net that harvests water from fog, visit one of the largest ape conservation projects in Africa, and meet an eco hero trying to save Nigeria's wildlife.
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