Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 394

Full Length Research Paper

Public perception of the risk of climate change issues in Zaria city and its environs in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Udeh Lawrence Ejeh
  • Udeh Lawrence Ejeh
  • Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria.
  • Google Scholar
Ikpe Elisha
  • Ikpe Elisha
  • Department of Geography and Environmental Management, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 08 December 2021
  •  Accepted: 26 January 2022
  •  Published: 28 February 2022

References

Adedoyin RA, Mbada CE, Awofolu OO, Oyebami OM (2015). The influence of socio-economic status on casual blood pressures of the adult Nigerians. European Journal of Cardiovascular 12(3):271-273.
Crossref

 

Adefolalu D (1986). Further aspect of sahelian drought as evident from rainfall regime of Nigeria. Archives for Meteorology, Geophysics and Bioclimatology 36(3):277-295.
Crossref

 

Adesina AA, Forson JB (1995). Farmers' perceptions and adoption of new agricultural technology: Evidence from analysis in Burkina Faso and Guinea, West Africa. Journal of Agricultural Economics 13(1):1-9.
Crossref

 

Agboola OS, Emmanuel M (2016). Awareness of climate and sustainable development among undergraduates from some selected universities in Oyo State, Nigeria. World Journal of Education 6(3):71-81.
Crossref

 

Albritton D (1998). What should be done in a science assessment in protecting the ozone layer: Lessons, models and prospects.
Crossref

 

Araya B, Adjaye JA (2001). Adoption for Farm Level Soil Conservation Practices in Eritrea. Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics 56(2):239-252.

 

Ayoade JO (2002). Introduction to Agroclimatology. Ibadan.

 

Banjade MR (2003). Local Perception and Use of Information for Forest User Groups: Case Studies from Dhankuta District, Nepal. MSc thesis Tropical Forestry. Wageningen University.

 

Constable A (2016). A gender analysis of climate change perceptions and adaptation in sherwood content, Jamaica. An unpublished M.sc Thesis submitted to the Department of Geography and Geology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of the West Indies, Jamaica.

 

Deressa T, Hassan RM, Alemu T, Yesuf M, Ringler C (2008). Analysing the determinants of farmers' choice of adaptation methods and perceptions of climate change in the nile basin of Ethiopia, IFPRI Discussion Paper 00798. International Food Policy Research Institute. Available at: View

 

DeWeerdt S (2007). Climate change, coming home. World Watch 20(3):8-13.

 

Doss C, Morris M (2000). How does gender affect the adoption of agricultural innovations? The case of improved maize technology in Ghana. Agricultural Economics 25(1):27-39.
Crossref

 

Ejeh UL (2014). Assessment of farmers' perception and adaptation strategies to climate change in Kano State, Nigeria. An unpublished PhD Dissertation, Department of Geography, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.

 

Enete AA, Madu II, Mojekwu JC, Onyekuru AN, Onwubuya EA, Eze F (2011). Indigenous Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change: Study of Southeast Nigeria. Published by African Technology Policy Studies Network, Nairobi, Kenya.

 

Gbegeh B, Akubuilo C (2013). Socioeconomic determinants of adoption of yam minisett by farmers in Rivers State, Nigeria. Wudpecker Journal of Agricultural Research 2(1):033-038.

 

Hassan RM, Nhemachena C (2008). Determinants of African farmers' strategies for adapting to climate change: multinomial choice analysis. African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 2(1):83-104.

 

Ikpe E (2021). Effects of climate change on the yield of selected grain crops and farmers' adaptation strategies in Sokoto State, Nigeria. PhD unpublished thesis, Department of Geography and Environmental Management, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.

 

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (2001). IPCC, the report of working group ii of the intergovernmental panel on climate change survey for Policymakers pp. 879-884.

 

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (2007). Climate change 2007: Impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. Contribution of working group II to the fourth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Parry, Martin L, Canziani, Osvaldo F, Palutikof, Jean P.,Vander Linden, Paul J, Hanson, Clair E (eds.) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

 

Maddison D (2006). The perception of and adaptation to climate change in Africa CEEPA. A tutorial review Proc. No.10 center for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa. Pretoria, South Africa: University of Pretoria, 2016.

 

Maunder WJ (1994). Dictionary of global climate change (2nd edition). Chapman and Hall publishers: New York.
Crossref

 

McMichael AJ (1993). Planetary overload: global environmental change and the health of the human species. Camb8ridge, UK, Cambridge University Press.

 

Mortimore MJ (1970). Zaria and its regions: A Nigerian savannah city and its environment, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

 

Nkonya E, Pender J, Kaizzi C, Kato E, Mugarura S, Sali H, Muwonge J (2008). Linkages between land management, land degradation and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa: The case of Uganda. Washington D.C. International Food Policy Research Institute.

 

Nwafor JC (2006). Environmental impact assessment for sustainable development: The Nigerian perspective, Enugu, environmental and development policy centre for Africa pp. 372-385.

 

Odjugo PAO (2001). The impacts of global warming on extreme weather conditions: Global and local evidences. International Journal of Asia Pacific on Environmental and Development 7(1):53-69.

 

Odjugo PAO (2009). Global and regional analysis of the causes and rate of climate change. a tutorial review, proc. national conference on climate change and Nigerian environment, Department of Geography, University of Nsukka, Nsukka, Nigeria, 29th June-2nd July, 2009.

 

Odjugo PAO (2010a). Regional evidence of climate change in Nigeria. International Journal of Geography and Regional Planning 3(6):142-150.

 

Odjugo PAO (2010b). Shift in crops production as a means of adaptation to climate change in the semi-arid region of Nigeria. International Journal of Meteorology and Climate Science 8(1):1-6.

 

Odjugo PAO, Ikhuoria A (2003). The impacts of climate change and anthropogenic factors on desertification in the semi-arid region of Nigeria. Global Journal of Environmental Science 2(2):118-126.
Crossref

 

Otitoju MA (2013). The effects of climate change adaptation strategies on food crop production efficiency in southwestern Nigeria. A PhD unpublished dissertation, department of agricultural economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

 

Shahzad U (2015). Global warming: Causes, effects and solutions. Durreesamin Journal 1(4):1-7.

 

Umar I, Isah AD, Bello AG, Abubakar BZ (2015). Farmers' perception on climate change in Sokoto State, Nigeria, African Journal of Agricultural Research 10(11):1288-1294.

 

Umar S (2015). Awareness, manifestation and information sources on climate change among irrigation farmers in Katsina State, Nigeria. Scholars Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences 3(1):37-41.
Crossref

 

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) (2006). The Kyoto protocol to the UNFCCC', in UNFCCC, Report of the Conference of the Parties Third Session, Kyoto, UNFCCC pp. 4-29.

 

Vincent NO, Afokoghene FV (2014). Natural hazard and crop yield in oleh, south-south Nigeria: Flooding in perspective. Journal of Earth Science and Climate Change 5(2):181.
Crossref

 

Wozniak GD (1984). The adoption of interrelated innovations: A human capital approach. A tutorial Proceeding of Economics and Statistics 66 (1):70-79.
Crossref

 

Yusuf YO (2013). Sediment delivery into the Kubanni reservoir, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, Doctoral diss., Department of Geography, A.B.U. Zaria.