The 54-nation African Group says its minimum expectation from the COP 17 climate change conference in Durban is a second commitment period to the Kyoto Protocol. However, that result seems someway off at present.
The Head of IUCN's office in Sengal, Racine Kane, has been following the African Group in its work here in Durban. He explains more on what they want out of the process.
But have the negotiations so far been a let down to African delegates?
Whatever the outcome in Durban there will be action in the fight against climate change, especially here in Africa. Racine Kane tells us more.