The Conference on Climate Change and Food Security in West Africa was an avenue for junior researchers at the Graduate School on Climate Change Economics under the West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) Program to present cross-cutting research on climate change and food security in sub-Saharan Africa. Over 250 full research papers were submitted to the conference and below are a selected few that were presented during the conference.
Climate Change and Land Use
Nelson Sergio Tagung Tene, André Dumas Tsambou, Djiogap Fouopi
Extreme Weather Events and Food Security
Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture and Livelihoods (Session 1)
Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture and Livelihoods (Session 2)
Adaptation to Climate Change
Risks and Insurance
Climate Smart Agriculture
Climate Change and Crop Yields
Migration and Conflicts
French Language Session
The conference was also an opportunity for junior researchers to exchange with senior researchers and experts to get detailed feedback on their ongoing research. These were the conclusions of the Conference on Climate Change and Food Security in West Africa co-organized by Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD) and Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, on 17-18 November 2019 in Dakar, Senegal. The press release can be found here.