Invasive Water Hyacinth to Fuel Change for Kenya's Lake Victoria

The Centre for Innovation Science and Technology in Africa is making the best out of the water hyacinth plaguing Lake Victoria by turning the invasive plant species into a source of cheap ethanol.

Boats along the shore of Lake Victoria surrounded by water hyacinth.


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