Farmers’ Perception On The Impact Of Climate Change On Farming Activities In Dandume Local Government Area Of Katsina State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT

This study on the impacts of climate change on farming activities was conducted in Dandume Local Government Area of Kastina State. To capture data on the impact of climate change on farming activities based on the perceptions of the farmers, 150 questionnaires were administered and retrieved. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics (percentage, bar chart, etc.). About 57.33% of the respondents percept that, there was increase in rainfall while 20% of the respondents believed that, there was decrease in rainfall, however, 22.67% were on the view that, the rainfall was normal. Regarding the temperature, the study showed that, about 53% of the respondents agreed that, the temperature was too hot while 33.33% of the respondents believed that, the temperature was cold and 13.34% of the respondents proved to be normal temperature. The study observed that, there was increase in crop production as a result of high increase in rainfall as well as the increase in the degree of hotness or coldness of the temperature. Moreover, the government and nongovernmental organization (NGOs) should make any possible efforts using this study to promote and educate the farmers in their area.

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APA

Mahuta, U (2021). Farmers’ Perception On The Impact Of Climate Change On Farming Activities In Dandume Local Government Area Of Katsina State, Nigeria. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/farmers-perception-on-the-impact-of-climate-change-on-farming-activities-in-dandume-local-government-area-of-katsina-state-nigeria

MLA 8th

Mahuta, Usman "Farmers’ Perception On The Impact Of Climate Change On Farming Activities In Dandume Local Government Area Of Katsina State, Nigeria" Afribary. Afribary, 08 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/farmers-perception-on-the-impact-of-climate-change-on-farming-activities-in-dandume-local-government-area-of-katsina-state-nigeria. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Mahuta, Usman . "Farmers’ Perception On The Impact Of Climate Change On Farming Activities In Dandume Local Government Area Of Katsina State, Nigeria". Afribary, Afribary, 08 May. 2021. Web. 18 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/farmers-perception-on-the-impact-of-climate-change-on-farming-activities-in-dandume-local-government-area-of-katsina-state-nigeria >.

Chicago

Mahuta, Usman . "Farmers’ Perception On The Impact Of Climate Change On Farming Activities In Dandume Local Government Area Of Katsina State, Nigeria" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 18, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/farmers-perception-on-the-impact-of-climate-change-on-farming-activities-in-dandume-local-government-area-of-katsina-state-nigeria