Global Warming

Climate Change Threatening Kenya’s Smallholder Farm Crop Production

In sub-Saharan Africa, climate change is seen as a threat to food security because of the region’s dependence on rain-fed agriculture. In Kenya alone, the Ministry of Agriculture estimates that, in the past year, the adverse effects of climate change resulted in losses of more than 50 percent of the yield of major crops, with smallholder farmers bearing the greatest hardships.

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