Seychelles facing economic challenges from climate change, official says

Climate change is affecting the Seychelles’ economic development and is having a direct impact on the livelihood of the Islanders, said a top government official on Wednesday.

Wills Agricole, the principal secretary of the climate change department, was speaking at a one-day workshop organised on Tuesday at Savoy Resort and Spa in Seychelles under the theme ‘Climate Change and Structural transformation in South Africa.’

“Seychelles is dependent on the healthy functioning of its terrestrial and marine ecosystems for its economic development and social well-being. If these ecosystems are affected by climate change the tourism industry is also affected,” said Agricole….
Source: Seychelles News Agency