A greenhouse cooled and humidified by seawater and the wind is transforming arid land. In Somaliland, vegetables have been grown in a spot previously thought too hot and dry for farming.

It works by creating a cool oasis that shields the plant from heat. The designers believe if more were built, they could make Somaliland completely self-sufficient in fresh produce.

Presenter Julie Ball
Written and Produced by Nick Holland and Julie Ball


Picture: Karl Fletcher, Seawater Greenhouse

BBC World Service 

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