Kisumu District is an administrative District of Nyanza Province in western Kenya with a population
of 504, 359 and a land area of 912 square kilometers. The main industries are subsistence agriculture
and fisheries on Lake Victoria. It falls within the coordinates of 0 55” south and 34 55” east. The main
type of soils is ferrasols. It experiences a bimodal type of rainfall. The minimum temperature is 15
Celsius while the mean maximum temperature is 36 Celsius. Humidity is relatively high.
The study was both descriptive in design, and it based on primary and secondary data to establish the
magnitude of the problem. The primary methods included interview, questionnaire and observation. It
gave a chance for ground truthing or counter checking with the secondary data which was obtained
from numerous books, newsletters and journals. A sample of 20 farmers and five agricultural
extensionists were used to aid in data collection
The major objective of the study was to find out the main effect of climate change on agriculture
production, while the specific objectives included identifying causes and effects of climate change
among others. The major findings of the cause of climate change was production of greenhouse gases
especially carbon dioxide from human activities which include agricultural production,
industrialization, burning of fossil fuels and deforestation.
Recommendations in the study included placing a worldwide cap on carbon dioxide emissions
by limiting the use of fossil fuels in industry and transportation, accelerating international
agreements to completely phase out CFCs, stopping the loss of tropical forests and encouraging planting of trees over vast areas now suffering from deforestation, among others.
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Research, SSA. "Effects Of Climate Change On Agricultural Production. Case Study Of Kisumu District, Nyanza Province In Kenya." Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 24, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-climate-change-on-agricultural-production-case-study-of-kisumu-district-nyanza-province-in-kenya