Session 3.2: Climate change and environment

Room: Enugu

ChairJames Murombedzi, O.I.C, African Climate Policy Center  , ECA

Paper Presenters:

  • Agricultural Sector Performance and Nigeria’s Energy Subsidy Removal: A CGE Simulation

Opeyemi Akinyemi, Philip Alege, Oluseyi Ajayi, Oluwasogo Adediran, Ese Urhie, Covenant University, Nigeria
Discussant: Abiodun Akintunde Ogundeji, University of the Free State, South Africa

  • Adapting agriculture to climate risk: a case study of Ceres - South Africa

Abiodun Akintunde Ogundeji, University of the Free State, South Africa, Henry Jordaan, Jan Groenewald
Discussant: Arragaw Alemayehu, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

  • Local Climate Variability and Crop Production in the Central Highlands of Ethiopia

Arragaw Alemayehu, Woldeamlak Bewket, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Discussant: Tiertou Edwige Some, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal

  • Greenhouse gas emission reduction in agriculture: trade-off or win-win situation for small farmers in the Sudanian area of Burkina Faso?

Tiertou Edwige Some, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal, Bruno Barbier, Cirad, Centre de Recherche d’Economie Appliquée (CREA), Senegal
Discussant: Opeyemi Akinyemi, Covenant University, Nigeria

“Our goal is clear: achieve food self-sufficiency for Africa in ten years, eliminate malnutrition and hunger and move Africa to the top of agricultural value chains.” – Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

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