Implications of the Paris climate agreement on Africa

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

African countries can position themselves to be "front runners" in the goal to achieve a more sustainable future.

That's the opinion of Fatima Denton, an energy expert who heads the Special Initiatives Division at the African Climate Policy Centre.

The Centre is based at the UN Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which has just wrapped up African Development Week.

Ernest Chi Cho caught up with Ms Denton to find out what implications the recently adopted Paris Agreement on climate change will have for the continent.

Duration: 2'41

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