Determinants of climate change adaption among cocoa farmers in southwest Nigeria

  • Oyekale A
  • Oladele O
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Abstract

Cocoa production in Nigeria is vulnerable to climate change. This study analyzed the factors influencing different climate change adaptation choices by cocoa farmers in southwest Nigeria. We sampled 515 farmers from three cocoa producing states, using the multistage sampling procedure. We analyzed cocoa farmers' climate change adaptation choices with Probit regression. All the farmers have noticed climate change and 78.72% noted excessive rainfall in 2011. Years of education, age of farmers and cocoa land areas significantly reduces (p

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  • Adaptation
  • Climate change
  • Cocoa Nigeria

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  • PUI: 368292220
  • SGR: 84873521015
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-84873521015
  • ISSN: 14590263
  • ISBN: 1459-0255

Authors

  • Abayomi Samuel Oyekale

  • Oladimeji Idowu Oladele

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