Zanzibar economy suffering effects of climate change

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The development of the Indian Ocean archipelago of Zanzibar is being held back by the effects of climate change, according to a senior minister on the island.

Agriculture, fishing and tourism are all being negatively impacted as sea-levels and temperatures rise.

Zanzibar says it doesn't have the resources to counter the effects of climate change.

It's brought a delegation to a conference on small island developing states or SIDS currently being held in Samoa, in the Pacific Ocean, in order to build partnerships and get recognized itself as a small island nation.

Daniel Dickinson asked Fatma Fereji, Minister in the First Vice President’s Office of Zanzibar, to explain the affects of climate change.

Duration: 2'32"

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