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How Senegal is turning an invasive plant into 'green gold'

Thursday, September 05, 2019 - 02:02

An invasive plant that has destroyed crops in Senegal and Mauritania is now being used to produce clean energy but the country needs to go further to extract the full potential of Typha which could become the building block of a green future - saving trees and cutting down on greenhouse gas emissions. Francis Maguire reports.

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An invasive plant that has destroyed crops in Senegal and Mauritania is now being used to produce clean energy but the country needs to go further to extract the full potential of Typha which could become the building block of a green future - saving trees and cutting down on greenhouse gas emissions. Francis Maguire reports.

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How Senegal is turning an invasive plant into 'green gold'

Thursday, September 05, 2019 - 02:02