Oxfam Wants Govt to Build Farmers' Resilience to Climate Change


AS the national climate change adaptation strategy and action plan for climate change in Nigeria - NASPA-CCN indicated that climate change is already having significant impacts in Nigeria, and these impacts are expected to increase in the future, with a recent estimates' suggestion that in the absence of adaptation, climate change could result in losses of between 2percent and 11percent of Nigeria's gross domestic product (GDP) by 2020.

Besides, new report from the International Development Agency, Oxfam "Africa's Smallholders Adapting to Climate Change", indicated that the continent's food system is under threat as her smallholder farmers struggle on the front lines against the consequences of climate change.

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