CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACT ON CROP YIELDS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: NEW EVIDENCES FROM MODERN STUDIES

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Natalia Tsatsenko

Abstract

Agriculture is the most vulnerable economic sector to climate change. Sustainable crop production is under the question due to the climate change. There is uncertainty regarding climate change projections in the near future. There is also uncertainty concerning crop yields to these changes. Particularly, Sub-Saharan Africa is strongly dependent on adverse climate change. It is expected to increase food insecurity in this region in response to climate variability. This paper examines  the impact of climate change on the crop yields based on recent studies. Moreover, the paper focuses on staple crops such as maize, millet, groundnuts, cassava and sorghum in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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TSATSENKO, Natalia. CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACT ON CROP YIELDS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: NEW EVIDENCES FROM MODERN STUDIES. Journal of Agriculture and Environment, [S.l.], n. 1 (13), mar. 2020. ISSN 2564-890X. Available at: <http://jae.cifra.science/article/view/198>. Date accessed: 03 june 2020. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.23649/jae.2020.1.13.3.
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Economy agribusiness and agriculture, rural sociology
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