DW's Eco Africa showcases innovative concepts and best practice projects from Africa and Europe and presents environment and climate change ideas that inspire others to get on board or start something of their own. The show offers insight and moves people to help protect the environment.
In Cairo, green spaces are a rare luxury. That's what inspired urban farming startup Schaduf to help poor Egyptians clean up roofs and create gardens, thereby greening the city and improving their quality of life.
An organization in Nigeria is combining environmental action with female empowerment. It trains women to recycle waste plastic by weaving it into fashion accessories - which they can sell for a profit.
As the population swells in Zimbabwe's capital, some people are building homes on the city's wetlands. But residents and environmental groups have come together to restore and protect these unique ecosystems.
When Ngaira Mandara posted a short clip showing one of Dar es Salaam's best known monuments struggling with the heat, he received an overwhelming response. His animations help raise awareness about global warming.