ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON SECTORAL GROWTH IN NIGERIA

Nigeriaislikelytobeoneofthemostnegativelyimpactedcountriesintheworldasaresultof

climatechange.Itsrisksareparticularlyhighasaresultofitslowlyingcoastlinethatishighly

populatedwithaheavyconcentrationofGDPgeneratingindustryandinfrastructure.The

NorthernpartofthecountryformspartoftheSahelwhichisatriskofdesertificationand

droughts.Flooding,watershortages,increaseddiseasesandassociatedsocialdisruptioncould

wellgiverisetoaviciouscycleofeconomicdegradationandsocialconflict.

ThesectorsofNigeria’seconomywillbeimpactedbyclimatechange,butinparticular

agriculture.Infrastructuresuchaswater,transportandpowerarealsosusceptibleandwillresult

inknockoneffectstootherpartsoftheeconomy,especiallywholesaleandretail.Itispossible

thatsomeaspectsoftheeconomymaygain,suchastheproductionandsalesofrenewable

energy,floodprotection,medicine,buildingcoolingequipmentetc.

Thisstudyhasidentifiedbroadrangeofactionsandstrategies,highlightingthosethatmaybe

relativelycost-effective.Manyrelatetostrengtheningtherobustnessandresiliencetoagriculture

relatedimpacts.

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Musa, D. (2021). ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON SECTORAL GROWTH IN NIGERIA. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/economic-impact-of-climate-change-on-sectoral-growth-in-nigeria

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Musa, Dr Adekunle Ibrahim "ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON SECTORAL GROWTH IN NIGERIA" Afribary. Afribary, 17 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/economic-impact-of-climate-change-on-sectoral-growth-in-nigeria. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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Musa, Dr Adekunle Ibrahim . "ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON SECTORAL GROWTH IN NIGERIA". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Apr. 2021. Web. 21 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/economic-impact-of-climate-change-on-sectoral-growth-in-nigeria >.

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Musa, Dr Adekunle Ibrahim . "ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON SECTORAL GROWTH IN NIGERIA" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 21, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/economic-impact-of-climate-change-on-sectoral-growth-in-nigeria