Toward Climate-Resilient Development in Nigeria

Toward Climate-Resilient Development in Nigeria

Place: 
Washington, D. C.
Publisher: 
World Bank Group
Date published: 
2013
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Abstract: 

The impacts may be worse if the economy diversifies away from agriculture more slowly than Vision 20:2020 anticipates, or if there is too little irrigation to counter the effects of rising temperatures on rain-fed yields. Equally important, investment decisions made on the basis of historical climate may be wrong: projects ignoring climate change might be either under- or over-designed, with losses (in terms of excess capital costs or foregone revenues) of 20?40 percent of initial capital in the case of irrigation or hydropower...

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CITATION: . Toward Climate-Resilient Development in Nigeria . Washington, D. C. : World Bank Group , 2013. - Available at: http://library.au.int/toward-climate-resilient-development-nigeria