Publications from the Climate Change and Food Security Conference in West Africa

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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. 

Adaptation autonome aux changements climatiques et sécurité alimentaire en zone soudano-sahélienne au Cameroun.

Adhésion au groupe et adoption de stratégies d’adaptation aux changements climatiques: cas des producteurs de céréales sèches dans le bassin arachidier du Sénégal.

Analyse de la performance d’une filière d’exportation et impact dans l’atténuation des effets des changements climatiques : Cas de l’anacarde au Sénégal.

Climate change, agricultural output, household income and policies in Senegal.

CO2 emission and Economic growth in sub-Sahara countries: Is there a Kuznets curve?

Cooperation and Adaptation to Natural Risk Evidence from Ghana.

Dégradation des rizières par salinisation à l’heure du changement

Effect of Global Climate Change on Poverty and Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Explaining farmers’ willingness-to-insure farms and resilience to climate change in Ghana.

Factors Influencing Households’ Food Security Status among Rural Farmers in the Central River Region South of The Gambia.

Factors influencing the adoption of climate smart agriculture by farmers in Ségou region in Mali.

Household vulnerability to food insecurity due to climate change in Niger.

Impacts des changements climatiques sur la chaîne de valeur bovine au Senegal.

Impact of Climate Change on Cereal Yield and Production in the Sahel.

Impact of climate-smart innovations on food security of farming household in Benin: A case-study of Drought tolerant maize varieties.

Impact of the Seasonal Climate Forecasts on Farm Household Income in Rural Senegal.

Impacts of Adaptation to Climate Change on farmers’ income in the Savana Region of Togo.

Is Weather Index Insurance Sufficient for Smallholder Protection Emerging Insights from Rainfall-Index Calibration of Maize Crop Losses in Central-West Nigeria.

Multi-Crop Supply Response in a Risky Production Environment: Evidence from the Sudano-Sahelian Zone of Nigeria.

Rainfall shocks effects on children malnutrition in Senegal

Socio-Economic and Environmental Triggers of Agricultural Actors’ Conflict and Building Peace in Niger.

Spatial diffusion of agricultural production in WAEMU Does climate change play a role?

The Bouaflé Protected Forest conservation, in Côte d’Ivoire.

Variabilite Pluviometrique et Insecurite Alimentaire au Senegal: Le Cas De La Haute Casamance.

What Drives the Adoption of Climate Smart Agricultural Practices Evidence from Maize Farmers in Northern Nigeria.

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.