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TED Talks: Season 2016

2016x13 Achenyo Idachaba: How I Turned A Deadly Plant Into A Thriving Business
TV-PG

  • 2016-01-21T05:00:00+00:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

The water hyacinth may look like a harmless, even beautiful flowering plant -- but it's actually an invasive aquatic weed that clogs waterways, stopping trade, interrupting schooling and disrupting everyday life. In this scourge, green entrepreneur Achenyo Idachaba saw opportunity. Follow her journey as she turns weeds into woven wonders.

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