World environment day: Effects of climate change a big challenge in Africa


Friday marks the UN’s #WorldEnvironmentDay.

The theme this year is ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.’ UNEP has set up a ‘Dream Team’ – including celebs such as Li Bingbing and Yaya Touré – to encourage people to come forward with their ideas for sustainable living.

In contrast to last year’s World Environment day theme:  ‘Small Islands and Climate Change’, this year’s theme is ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with care’.

CCTV’s Ikaba Koyi interviewed UNEP’s Regional Director, Mounkaila Gouman-da-ko-ye, to find out exactly what this theme implies for Africa, as climate change becomes a greater concern for the continent

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