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Table 5 Impact of climate change on food crop production (in percentage point change)

From: Crop substitution behavior among food crop farmers in Ghana: an efficient adaptation to climate change or costly stagnation in traditional agricultural production system?

  2015 2020 2025
Crop yield
Cassava 1.247 3.023 3.764
Maize 0.329 0.860 0.987
Sorghum 5.321 9.748 15.631
Rice 8.791 17.495 26.303
Yam –3.565 –7.320 –10.739
Farm size
Cassava 1.840 3.672 5.559
Maize 0.702 1.451 2.103
Sorghum 10.432 19.777 31.199
Rice 4.477 8.697 11.254
Yam –1.781 –3.623 –5.378
Crop output
Cassava 3.087 6.695 9.323
Maize 1.031 2.311 3.091
Sorghum 15.718 29.625 46.997
Rice 13.274 26.202 37.567
Yam –5.351 –10.956 –16.132
  1. Notes: all figures represent changes from the base year of 2010.