Bruce Campbell discusses the impacts of climate change in West Africa's Volta River Basin, and what this means for farmers.
One billion people around the world go hungry every day. In fifteen years time, there will be another billion people on the planet who will need food and water just like everybody else. Climate change compounds this problem, particularly in Africa, where life is especially sensitive to rises in temperatures, extreme weather events and variable rainfall patterns -- all the negative impacts of climate change.
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Climate-proofing Africa's Lifeline: Water by Bruce Campbell, Huffington Post, 19 July 2013
Download the report: The Water Resource Implications of Changing Climate in the Volta River Basin