Africa: UNU-INRA Director Prods for Africa on Climate Change Mitigation

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  • 2015•05•20     Development Diaries

    Excerpt from the article in Development Diaries:

    The Director of the United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA), Dr. Elias T. Ayuk, has called on African governments and other stakeholders in the agricultural value chain to take steps to mitigate climate change impact on food security in Africa.

    He affirmed that evidence from UNU-INRA’s project for ECOWAS and other reports suggest that climate impact may be severe and some countries could see increases in crop production, making reference to maize, saying a majority of the crops are very likely to become net importers of food if pragmatic measures are not taken.