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Table 4 Projected changes (%) in world prices of West African food crops owing to climate change impacts from 2010 to 2050

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

Crop No climate change Median of 4 GCMs MIROC A1B MIROC B1 CSIRO A1B CSIRO B1
Rice 54 84 83 87 85 82
Wheat 66 202 121 106 99 93
Maize 103 160 209 165 156 145
Sweet potatoes and yams 60 130 141 96 156 120
Cassava 18 57 78 50 64 42
Sugarcane 77 110 125 113 108 103
Sorghum 82 107 115 104 110 104
Millet 8 10 8 8 14 13
Groundnuts 13 34 35 33 37 33
  1. The price changes are from the baseline economic–demographic scenario