The sustainability of our planet’s natural resources is important for all people and their wellbeing.

We find out why Africa’s food security is at risk with Professor Joachim von Braun, who is the director of the Centre for Development Research (ZEF) at Bonn University in Germany and professor for economic and technological change as well as Professor Endashaw Wordoffa, who is a senior professor and researcher at Addis Ababa University.

Later, have a listen to how water and energy resources are connected with Professor Jauad El Kharraz, who is the Head of Research of the Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC)Water Research and Prof Roseanne Diab, the Executive Officer of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and Emeritus Professor in Environmental Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

In Unscience we look at a solution for used chewing gum.

The Science Inside is presented by Elna Sch├╝tz and DJ Keyez. Our production team is Gabriel Chemhuru with technical production by Kutlwano Serame. Original concept by Paul McNally.

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