Agricultural Journal

Year: 2009
Volume: 4
Issue: 2
Page No. 77 - 85

The Effects of Climate Change on Cocoa Production and Vulnerability Assessment in Nigeria

Authors : A.S. Oyekale , M.B. Bolaji and O.W. Olowa

Abstract: Cocoa production in Nigeria has been experiencing a declining trend in recent years and many factors has been implicated. One of these factors is the effect of climatic factors hence, this study investigate the effect of climatic variables in cocoa seedling raising, production and processing and also assess the degree of vulnerability and coping strategies adopted by the farmers. In all, rainfall, temperature and sunshine were observed to have been the most important climatic factors that affect cocoa production.

How to cite this article:

A.S. Oyekale , M.B. Bolaji and O.W. Olowa , 2009. The Effects of Climate Change on Cocoa Production and Vulnerability Assessment in Nigeria. Agricultural Journal, 4: 77-85.

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