Journal of Biodiversity, Bioprospecting and Development

ISSN: 2376-0214

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Foluso Temitope Agulanna

Department Of Agricultural Economics, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

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    Climate Change 2019: Extended Abstract: Effects of Climate Change On Health and Agricultural Productivity in Nigeria
    Author(s): Foluso Temitope Agulanna

    Over the last one and a half centuries ago, the world has warmed by approximately 0.850C. And nowadays, extreme weather events are becoming more intense and frequent. World Health Organization figures show that annually, warming and precipitation trends, due to anthropogenic climate change, have claimed over 150,000 lives globally. Thus, climate change and environmental degradation pose great challenges to humanity. More specifically, their effects on agriculture have been monumental, particularly in developing countries where agriculture is the primary employer and main source of food for majority of the rural poor. Vulnerability of African countries to the impact of climate change continues to increase, making the continent one of the world’s most exposed regions to environmental vicissitudes. Droughts and other climatic extremes have direct impacts on food crops and food supp.. Read More»

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