"I am naturally optimistic and I think we are not going to…leave Paris without reaching a positive accord, and I am talking about all African countries. Definitely we will have an accord," Andre Johnson said.
According to Johnson, Togo needs financial aid from the World Bank and other partners in order to overcome two major problems of the country's climate change — coastal erosion and shift to renewable energy.
On Saturday, representatives of 195 countries approved an updated draft of the climate agreement devoted to the fight against global warming. The COP21 is scheduled to produce the final text by Friday, December 11.