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Table 2 Projected changes (%) in crop yields from 2000 to 2050 owing to climate change in West Africa

From: Toward climate-smart agriculture in West Africa: a review of climate change impacts, adaptation strategies and policy developments for the livestock, fishery and crop production sectors

Water Crop Median CNRM CSIRO ECHAM MIROC
Rainfed Groundnuts −6.8 −5.8 −7.7 −9.2 0.3
Rainfed Maize −5.5 −2.3 −8.1 −6.0 −4.9
Irrigated Rice −19.0 −19.9 −12.4 −20.0 −18.2
Rainfed Rice 0.9 4.4 0.5 0.9 1.0
Rainfed Sorghum −13.9 −15.9 −9.5 −14.8 −13.0
Rainfed Soybeans −5.0 −1.5 −8.4 −1.6 −14.2
Irrigated Wheat −21.4 −37.8 −10.9 −28.5 −14.3
  1. All GCMs are from the AR4 and represent the A1B scenario