Climate change is with us and we must take action, an expert calls

The negative consequences of climate change on agricultural production and productivity are with us and resolutions must be implemented to save West and Central Africa, said the Director General, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Dr Nteranya Sanginga.

Addressing national and international researchers attending a conference on Biotic stresses, climate change and agricultural production in Cotonou, BĂ©nin, Dr Sanginga noted that the emergence of agricultural pests such as the papaya mealybug was closely linked to climate change, and stressed that there was the need to go beyond rhetoric to action. Read more