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Climate change and food security in Nigeria

Climate change and food security in Nigeria

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Published by Obafemi Awolowo University Press in Ile-Ife [Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes -- Nigeria,
  • Food supply -- Nigeria

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by J.O. Adejuwon & O.O. Ogunkoya.
    ContributionsAdejuwon, J. O., Ogunkoya, O. O.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC991.N5 C53 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 260 p. :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23185120M
    ISBN 109781361603
    ISBN 109789781361609
    LC Control Number2008406138

    *Food Security in a World of Natural Resource Scarcity: The Role of Agricultural Technologies* examines which current and potential strategies offer solutions to fight hunger. The world’s population is expected to reach 9 billion by Climate change, population, and income growth will drive food demand in the coming decades. Climate Change and Food Systems: Global assessments and implications for food security and trade / FAO Date: This book collects the findings of a group of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts on food and agriculture at global and Author: Elizabeth Mwarage.

    A movie has documented the grave challenges posed by climate change, inadequate infrastructure and poor agricultural practices to food security in Nigeria.   Chapter 7, "Food security and food production systems," details the current effects of climate change, the expected decline in crop production by as a result of climate change, and what farmers can do to mitigate some of the negative impacts. As stated by the chapter authors: "The questions for this chapter are how far climate and its.

      The link between climate change and food security is a two-way street. The industry must adapt to reduce emissions and ensure sustainability, but also grow to feed an increasing global population. Nearly a billion people are hungry today, and with yields set to drop 20% in some areas as a result of climate change, action is urgently needed. Though there are alternative narratives, the ongoing tensions reflect, in a way, climate change-induced resource scarcity that threatens food and national security. Nigeria is by far Africa's most.


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