West African agriculture and climate change: a comprehensive analysis. IFPRI Issue Brief No. 75
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Jalloh A, Nelson GC, Thomas TS, Zougmoré R, Roy-Macauley H. 2013. West African agriculture and climate change: a comprehensive analysis. IFPRI Issue Brief No. 75. Washington DC, USA: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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Agriculture is vital to livelihoods in West Africa. It is the main source of employment for the 290 million people who live in the region, employing 60 percent of the workforce, and accounts for 35 percent of the region’s gross domestic product (GDP). This crucial economic activity is endangered by climate change.