African least developed countries to benefit from Turkey discussions

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#LeastNotLast – Madagascar has 3 marine protected areas managed by local residents. Photo: IFAD/R. Ramasomanana

An African free trade zone and the establishment of an electronic university for the continent are on the agenda at a United Nations conference of the world's Least Developed Countries or LDCs, underway in Turkey.

There are 48 LDCs, of which the vast majority, 34, are in Africa.

The meeting in the Turkish coastal city Antalya, is assessing the progress those countries have made over the past five years.

Reem Abaza has been speaking to Maged Abdel Aziz the UN Special Adviser for Africa about his priorities for the three-day gathering.

Duration: 2’27″

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