Climate Change Adaptation: An unending Challenge for West African Savannah Farmers

November 07, 2017.  

(by Daniel Callo-Concha, ZEF News No. 36)

West Africa Savannah farmers are among the ones most affected by climate change on the continent. More frequent droughts and heavier rains add up to already fragile ecosystems, weak economies and unstable political systems. Farmers react to changing climate conditions in different ways. Some scientists believe that governments should consider these activities carried out by farmers to improve their policies on climate change adaptation.