South African bright sparks create eco fuel

Young inventors' low-cost firewood alternative 'R3' could slow down deforestation.

    Two young South African inventors have come up with a cost-effective alternative to firewood.

    If "R3" takes off, it could be a useful tool to slow down the rate of deforestation in Africa where most people use firewood to cook.

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from South Africa.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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