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World in Progress: An oven running on pistachio

Isabel Gotovac/speaker: Ineke MulesJanuary 8, 2020

The humanitarian situation in Syria has become even more dire following a sharp escalation in hostilities in December. More than three million civilians are trapped in a war zone in the northwest of the country. Tents in makeshift refugee camps are often pitched on muddy ground. There are no heaters. Now one young Syrian has invented a special kind of oven which uses pistachio shells as fuel.