Africa wants strong agreement on adaptation to climate change

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A farmer in the drought-affected area of Senegal watering plants.UN Photo/Carl Purcell

Africa is hoping the international community will pursue a strong agreement at the climate change summit in Paris which help the continent adapt to changes in weather patterns; that's what the head of the African Union is saying.

Around 150 heads of states and government have been meeting in the French capital at the UN COP21 summit.

It's hoped world leaders will agree a universal deal which will keep global temperature rises to below two degree Celsius.

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is the head of the African Union Commission.

She's been speaking to Cristina Silveiro.

Duration: 2’40″

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