Conference on Climate Change and Food Security in West Africa

 

Dates: 18-19 November, 2019

 

Venue: WASCAL CCE GSP, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD), Dakar, Senegal

 

About the Conference

Climate change affects food security in myriad and complex ways. It affects food availability through its impacts on crop yields and livestock productivity. For many net food-buying households in the region, losses in crop yields and livestock productivity can often translate into reduced access to food due to higher food prices. Read more 

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Monday, 18 November 2019

 

 
08h30-9h00 Registration  
09h-10h

                                   Opening Ceremony (salle Confucius)

Allocution Prof. Ahmadou Aly Mbaye, Director WASCAL-UCAD

Allocution Prof. Joachim von Braun, Director of ZEF

Allocution Prof. Birahim Bouna Niang, Dean of Faculté des Sciences

Economiques et de Gestion (FASEG-UCAD)

Allocution Monsieur l’Ambassadeur de la République Fédérale d’Allemagne à

Dakar

Allocution Prof. Ibrahima Thioub, Recteur, Président de l’assemblée de l’Université

 
10h-10h30mn Coffee Break and Group Photo  
10h30mn 

PlenarySession(Salle Confucius)

Chair:Prof.AbangObiSylvanus,Calabar University

PlenarySession(Salle Confucius)

 
 
10h30-10h50mn

Presenter:Prof.JoachimvonBraun,Director ofZEF

«Climateeconomics,sustainabledevelopmentandfoodsecurity–globaland

Africanperspectives”.»     See the presentation

 
 
 
10h50-11h00mn

Discussant:Prof.Papoola Labode,IbadanUniversity

 
11h00mn-11h20mn

Presenter: Prof. Ahmadou Aly Mbaye

“Climate Change, Livelihoods and Conflict in the Sahel”

 See the presentation

 
 
 
 
11h20-11h30mn Discussant: Prof.AbangObiSylvanus,CalabarUniversity
 
11h30mn-11h50mn

Presenter: Dr. Alisher Mirzabaev, ZEF

« IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land: Implications for West Africa »  See the presentation

  
 
 
   
11h50-12h00mn Discussant :Prof.AklessoY.G.Egbendéwé,Lomeuniversity  
12h00mn-12h30 Generaldiscussion  
12h30mn-14hmn Lunch Break  
14h00mn

Parallel session 1 (Salle Confucius) Climate Change and Land use

 

Chair: Prof. Papoola Labode, Ibadan

University

Parallel session 2 ((WASCAL, Salle B1) Extreme weather events and food

security

Chair: Prof. Taladidia Thiombiano,

Ouagadougou 2 University

 
14h00-14h15mn

Presenter: Dr. Lokonon Odilon Boris

Kounagbe

“Effects of future socio-economic conditions on land use and food

production under global climatic

change in West Africa” See the presentation

Presenter : Issa Mballo et Oumar Sy

« Variabilité climatique et insécurité

alimentaire au

Sénégal : le cas de la Haute Casamance »  See the presentation

 
14h15mn-14h20mn

Discussant :  Prof. Abang Obi

Sylvanus, Calabar University

Discussant : Prof. Abdrahamane Sanogo,

Bamako University

 
14h20mn-14h35mn

Presenter : Tagang Tene Nelson Sergeo

et Tsambou André Dumas

« Atténuation du changement

climatique, sécurité alimentaire et

gestion durable des terres »

See the presentation

 

Presenter: Ahmadou Ly

« Rainfall shocks effects on children

malnutrition in Senegal » See the presentation

 
14h35mn-14h40 mn

Discussant :  Dr Aka Narcisse

Komenan, Cocody University

Discussant : Prof. Abdrahamane Sanogo,

Bamako University

 
14h40mn-14h55m

 Presenter : Elom K. M. Kpomblekou   

and Prof. Akoété Ega Agbodji

«  Spatial diffusion of agricultural

production in WAEMU: Does climate change play a role? » 

See the presentation

 

Presenter : Thierno Malick Diallo

« Impact of the Seasonal Climate Forecasts on Farm Household Income in Rural Senegal » See the presentation

 
14h55-15h00mn

Discussant: Prof. Babacar Sene,

Discussant: Prof. Aklesso Y. G.

 
15h00mn-15h15mn

Presenter: Adji Koffi Massesso

« The potential impact of agricultural policies on cropland allocation in the context of promoting a sustainable »

See the presentation

 

Presenter: Botchway Ebo

« Cooperation and Adaptation to Natural Risk: Evidence from Ghana » 

See the presentation

 
15h15-15h20mn Discussant: Prof. Babacar Sene, FASEG/UCAD Discussant: Prof. Aklesso Y. G. Egbendéwé, Lome University  
15h20mn-16h00mn General Discussion General Discussion  
16h00mn-16h30mn Coffee Break  
16h30 mn

Parallel session 3 (Salle Confucius) Impact of climate change on

agriculture and livelihoods (1)

Parallel session 4 (WASCAL, Salle B1) Adaptation to Climate Change

Chair: Prof. Ndiack Fall, FASEG/UCAD

 
16h30mn-16h45mn

Presenter: Dr Khady Yama Sarr

« Climate change, agricultural output, household Incomes and Policies in Senegal » See the presentation

Presenter: Dr. Thomas Yameogo

Bindayaoba

« Analysis of Farmers Willingness to Pay for Private Agricultural Extension Services: The case of maize farmers in Koumbia »  See the presentation

 
16h45mn-16h50mn

Discussant:   Dr. Alisher Mirzabaev,

Discussant : Prof. Malick Sane ;

 
16h50mn-17h05mn

Presenter : Yevessé Dandonougbo, Pr

Akoété E. Agbodji et Pr Aklesso Y. G.

Egbendéwé

« Changement climatique et revenu des

petits producteurs agricoles au Togo : Approches standard et semi paramétrique du modèle ricardien » See the presentation

 

Presenter: Pape Bilal Diakhaté,

« Adoption des stratégies d’adaptation

climatique dans un groupe : cas des producteurs de céréales sèches dans le bassin arachidier du Sénégal ».

See the presentation

 
17h05mn-17h10mn

Discussant:   Dr. Alisher Mirzabaev,

ZEF

Discussant : Prof. Malick Sane

FASEG/UCAD

 
17h10-17h25mn

Presenter : Dr. Waoundé Diop

« Impacts des changements climatiques sur la chaîne de valeur bovine au Sénégal : Quels investissements pour quelles stratégies de résilience ? »

See the presentation

 

Presenter: Dr Pilo Mikemina

« Impacts of Adaptation to Climate Change on farmers’ income in the Savana Region of Togo »

See the presentation

 

17h25mn-17h30mn

Discussant : Prof.  Akoété Ega

Agbodji, Lome University

Discussant:  Prof. Abdrahamane Sanogo,

Bamako University

 

17h30mn-17h45mn

Presenter: Issoufou Soumaïla Mouleye

« Impact of Global Climate Change on Poverty and Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa »

See the presentation

 

Presenter : Ibra Sounkarou NDIAYE

« Performance d’une filière d’exportation et impact dans l’atténuation des effets des changements climatiques : Cas de l’anacarde au Sénégal. »

See the presentation

 

 
17h45mn-17h50mn

Discussant : Prof. Akoété Ega Agbodji,

Lome University

Discussant:  Prof. Abdrahamane Sanogo,

Bamako University

 
17h55mn-18h25mn General Discussion General Discussion  
     

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

 

 
08h30-9h00 Mise en place  
09h00mn Plenary Session (Salle Confucius)  
    09h00-09h20mn

Presenter : Pr Aminata Ndiaye, Université Cheikh Anta Diop

 

  09h20mn-09h30mn Discussant : Prof. Taladidia Thiombiano, Ouagadougou 2 University
  09h30mn-09h50mn

Presenter: Dr Alex de Sherbinin, Columbia University

«  Climate Change, Livelihoods and Migration in West Africa: Results from  

 

  09h50mn-10h00mn Discussant: Prof.   Aklesso Y. G. Egbendéwé, Lome University
  10h00mn-10h30mn General discussion
10h30mn-10h45mn Coffee Break  
10h45 mn   

Parallel session 5 (Salle Confucius) Risks and Insurance

Chair:  Prof. Aklesso Y. G. Egbendéwé, Lome University

Parallel session 6 ((WASCAL, Salle B1

Impact of climate change on agriculture

and livelihoods (2)

Chair : Prof. Akoété Ega Agbodji, Lome

University

 
 
10h45mn-11h00mn

Presenter: Yusuf Isah Maikudi

« Multi-Crop Supply Response in a

Risky Production Environment: Evidence from the Sudano-Sahelian Zone of Nigeria »

See the presentation

Presenter: Mama Sawaneh

« Factors Influencing Households’ Food Security Status Among Rural Farmers in The Central River Region South of The Gambia » See the presentation

 
 
 
11h00mn-11h05mn Discussant: Dr. Alisher Mirzabaev, ZEF

Discussant: Prof. Papoola Labode, Ibadan

University

 
11h05mn -11h20mn

Presenter : Adzawla William

« Climate perceptions, farmers’ willingness-to-insure farms and resilience to climate change in Ghana »  See the presentation

Presenter: Dr El Hadji Iro Illa

« Household vulnerability to food insecurity due to climate change in Niger: a multinomial logistic regression of food insecurity categories on climate  See the presentation

 
 
 
 
11h20mn-11h25mn Discussant: Dr. Alisher Mirzabaev, ZEF

Discussant: Prof. Papoola Labode, Ibadan

University

 
11h25mn-11h40mn

Presenter: David Awolala

« Is Weather Index Insurance Sufficient for Smallholder Protection? Emerging Insights from Rainfall-Index

Calibration of Maize Crop Losses in

Central-West Nigeria » See the presentation

Presenter: Afo-Loko Owondo

« CO2 emission and Economic development in sub-Sahara countries: Is there a Kuznets curve? »

 
 
 
   
11h40mn-11h45mn

Discussant: :  Dr Corrine Almeida,

Univerity of Cabo Verde

Discussant : Prof. Taladidia Thiombiano,

Ouagadougou 2 University

 
11h45mn-12h00mn

Presenter: Nadege Parfaite Bossombra

Kouame

« The     Bouaflé     Protected     Forest conservation, in Côte d’Ivoire : Estimating     the     Total     Economic Value. »

See the presentation

 

Presenter: Jean Aman Nicaise

« The Effects of Climate Variability on

Agricultural Efficiency in Ghana »

See the presentation

 
12h00mn-12h05mn

Discussant:   Dr Corrine Almeida,

Univerity of Cabo Verde

Discussant: Prof. Taladidia Thiombiano,

Ouagadougou 2

 
12h05mn-12h30mn General Discussion General Discussion  
12h30mn Lunch Break  
14h00mn

Parallel session 7 (Salle Confucius) Climate Smart Agriculture

Chair:  Dr Aka Narcisse Komenan,

Parallel session 8 ((WASCAL, Salle B1) Climate change and crop yields

Chair : Pr Abdrahamane Sanogo,

 
14h00-14h15mn

Presenter: OYAWOLE Funminiyi

« What Drives the Adoption of Climate Smart Agricultural Practices? Evidence from Maize Farmers in Northern Nigeria »

See the presentation

Presenter : Sossou Sheïtan,

« Impact of Climate Change on Cereal Yield and Production In The Sahel: Case Of Burkina Faso »

See the presentation

 
14h15mn-14h20mn

Discussant:   Prof. Abang Obi

Sylvanus, Calabar University

Discussant : Prof. Akoété Ega Agbodji,

Lome University

 
14h20mn-14h35mn

Presenter: Moussa Diallo

« Factors influencing the adoption of climate smart agriculture by farmers in Ségou region in Mali »

See the presentation

Presenter: Howele Michaelle Andree

Celestine Toure

« Two years assessment of Cassava Bacterial Blight evolution according to climatic parameters in Côte d’Ivoire » See the presentation

 
14h35mn-14h40 mn

Discussant:   Prof. Abang Obi

Sylvanus, Calabar University

Discussant : Prof. Akoété Ega Agbodji,

Lome University

 
14h40mn-14h55m

Presenter: Abdoulaye Koudougou

“Adoption and impact of organic

farming practices on households’ livelihoods: a case study of organic cotton farming in Burkina Faso”

See the presentation

Presenter: Gazali Issahaku and Awudu

Abdulai

« Climate Change adaptation impacts on Farm performance and multidimensional poverty reduction among farm households in Ghana”

See the presentation

 

 
14h55-15h00mn

Discussant Dr Corrine Almeida,

Univerity of Cabo Verde

Discussant:  Prof. Babacar Sene,

FASEG/UCAD

 
15h00mn-15h15mn

Presenter: Terfa Williams Abraham

« Climate Change and its Effect on

Health Outcomes: Evidence from West Africa »See the presentation

Presenter:  Michel Tchegoun Atchikpa “Impact of climate-smart innovations on food security of farming household in Benin: A Case study of Drought tolerant maize (DTM) varieties” See the presentation

 
15h15-15h20mn Discussant:  Dr Corrine Almeida, Univerity of Cabo Verde Discussant:  Prof. Babacar Sene, FASEG/UCAD  
15h20mn-16h00mn General Discussion General Discussion  
16h30mn-16h45mn Coffee Break  
16h15 mn

Parallel session 9 (WASCAL,

Confucius)

Migration and Conflicts

Chair : Dr Aka Narcisse Komenan, Cocody University

Parallel session 10 (WASCAL, Salle B1) French language parallel sessions

Chair: Prof. Malick Sane, FASEG/UCAD

 
16h15mn-16h30mn

Presenter: Abdulmalik Yusuf

Mouhammed

“Climate-Induced Migration in Coastal Areas of Nigeria and Its Effects on Coastal Ecosystem Livelihoods”  See the presentation

Presenter : Dr Allé Nar Diop

« Tarification en Assurance Agricole au Sénégal : Cas de l’Assurance Récole » See the presentation

 
16h30mn-16h35mn Discussant : Dr Alex de Sherbinin, Columbia University Discussant: Prof. Ndiack Fall, FASEG- UCAD  
16h35mn-16h50mn

Presenter: Mamane Bello G. HIMA

“Socio-Economic and Environmental Triggers of Agriculture’s actors Conflict and Building Peace in Niger »

Presenter : Awa Fall Gueye

« Les déterminants de la restriction des espaces pastoraux au Sénégal »

 

See the presentation

 
16h50mn-16h55mn

Discussant : Dr Alex de Sherbinin,

Columbia University

Discussant:  Prof. Ndiack Fall, FASEG-

UCAD

 
16h55-17h10mn

Presenter:  Fama Gueye

“Climate change, vulnerabilities of

coastal communities and migration in  West Africa” See the presentation

Presenter : Dramane Cissokho

« Dégradation des rizières par salinisation à l’heure du changement climatique : une menace à la sécurité alimentaire à Baïla » 

See the presentation

 
17h10mn-17h15mn

Discussant:  Dr Aka Narcisse

Discussant: Prof. Aklesso Y.G.

 
17h15 mn-17h35 mn General Discussion General Discussion  
17h35mn

Concluding Plenary Session (Salle, Confucius)

Research and Policy Agenda on Climate Change Economics and Food Security in West Africa

Chair: Prof. Ahmadou Aly Mbaye and Prof. Joachim von Braun

 
17h35mn-17h55mn

Interventions of 4 young scientists (5 min each): Potential Candidates:

Mamane Bello Garba Hima (Niger) Dominic Boateng-Gyambiby (Ghana) Pilo Mikemina (Togo)

Howele Toure (Ivory Coast)

 
17h55mn-17h55mn Discussion with the Audience  
17h55mn-18h10mn

Concluding Summary by the Session Chairs Prof. Ahmadou Aly Mbaye and

Prof. Joachim von Braun 

 
       

THESIS DEFENCE 2019

 

DATES ETUDIANTS TITRES SUPERVISEURS

Mercredi

20 Novembre 2019

GARBA Hima Mamane Bello Economic analysis of climate change induced resource scarcity and armed conflicts in Niger Thesis

Pr. Ahmadou Aly MBAYE

Et

Pr Adagbodji AKOETE

Mercredi

20 Novembre 2019

ADJI Koffi Massesso Green Entrepreneurship: relevant case studies in Togo Thesis

Pr. Ahmadou Aly MBAYE

Et

Pr Aklesso EGBENDEWE

Jeudi 

21 Novembre 2019

Michel Tchegoun

ATCHIKPA
Climate-smart innovations adoption and impact on farm economic performance and welfare in Benin: case of drought tolerant maize Thesis Pr Cherif Sidy KANE

Jeudi

21 Novembre 2019

YUSUF Abdulmalick

Mohamed
Climate vulnerability and flood resilience strategies in Jigawa state, Nigeria. Pr. Birahim Bouna NIANG

Jeudi

21 Novembre 2019

Jean Aristide

Nicaise AMAN
Impact of the climate finance on sustainable development in West Africa Pr. Ibrahima Thione DIOP

Jeudi

21

Novembre 2019

Fama GUEYE Clean development Mechanism (CDM) and Sustainable Development in West African Economic and Monetary (WEAMU) Countries Pr. Aly MBAYE

Vendredi  

22 Novembre 2019

Abdoulaye KOUDOUGOU Adoption and impact of organic farming practices: a case study of organic cotton farming in Burkina Faso Pr. Adama DIAW

Mercredi

27 November

2019

ADZAWLA Williams Gender analysis of climate vulnerability and livelihood strategies among farming households in northern Ghana Pr. Abou KANE