Funke Mary Olabanji

Funke Mary Olabanji
University of Pretoria | UP · Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology

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Education
March 2013 - November 2015
Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi
Field of study
  • Environmental science

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Climate change is expected to affect the livelihood of rural farmers in South Africa, particularly the smallholder farmers, due to their overwhelming dependence on rain-fed agriculture. This study examines smallholder farmers' perception of climate change, the adaptation strategies adopted and factors that influence their adaptive decisions. The un...
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Climate change is expected to substantially reduce future crop yields in South Africa, thus affecting food security and livelihood. Adaptation strategies need to be implemented to mitigate the effect of climate change-induced yield losses. In this paper, we used the WEAP-MABIA model, driven by six CORDEX climate change data for representative conce...
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Increasing population and economic growth has intensified water supply pressure on the Olifants River Basin causing it to become water-stressed. Climate change is expected to aggravate existing water supply challenges in the basin if urgent interventions are not implemented. This study evaluates the impacts of climate change on water availability a...
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The concentration of trace metals were determined in the world of waters River Benue within Makurdi Metropolitan area using atomic absorption spectrophotometer for two seasons. The mean concentration of the heavy metals Pb, Ni, Cu, Cr, Cd and Al obtained in mg/L were 0.42, 0.39, 0.35, 1.58, 0.19 and 0.04 respectively. There was no significant diffe...

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Establish the optimal food production efficiency level under the impact of climate change that will eliminate or minimize the compromises made in energy and water resources by minimising tradeoffs and maximizing synergies between sectors whilst taking policies effectiveness for agricultural food security into account.