Youba Sokona on sustainable development in Africa

Dr. Youba Sokona of Ethiopia, the coordinator of the African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) based in the UN Economic Commission for Africa, discusses how the primary concern of all African countries is development and how through climate research over the past few decades his organization has seen the need for countries to revisit their development objectives. He calls for these countries to follow a different development path.

Interviewed by Elena Capaldi, Maggie Rees and Emily Bowie on November 30, 2011, COP 17, Durban, South Africa