Follow Naijacrux on twitter .follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/Naijacrux , or @Naijacrux or search for Naijacrux!!Like us on facebook .Like us at www.facebook.com/Naijacruxforum.Click Here To Last longer In Bed[Stay amused>>>Donít be a one minute Foul]>>> Love need Tips-See how Here


Random Pagan Verse:
Deosil go by the waxing moon, chanting out the joyful tune.
Widdershins go when the moon doth wane,
and the werewolf howls by the dread wolfsbane.

Author Topic: Nigeria ranked third most volatile nation  (Read 373 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline internet police (OP)

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Date Registered: Jul 2014
  • Posts: 1702
  • Thanked: 2 times
  • Karma: +0/-0
  • do not spam this forum
    • View Profile
Nigeria ranked third most volatile nation
« on: November 09, 2014, 09:04:38 AM »
Loading...


Nigeria has been ranked as the third most vulnerable country among 198 countries in the world.

According to the seventh annual Climate Change and Environmental Risks Atlas released by a global risk analytics company, Maplecroft, climate change and lack of food security multiply risks of conflict and violence in Nigeria and 31 other countries.


The report, which provides comparable risk data for 198 countries across 26 separate issues, including climate change vulnerability and food security, as well as emissions, ecosystem services, natural disasters and regulation, reaffirmed the findings of recent documents released by the United States? Pentagon office that identified climate change as a ?threat multiplier,? which escalates the risk of conflicts and unrest.

The report?s Climate Change Vulnerability Index, which assesses the sensitivity of populations, the physical exposure of countries, and governmental capacity to adapt to climate change over the next 30 years, identified Bangladesh, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Nigeria, Chad, Haiti, Ethiopia, Philippines, Central African Republic and Eritrea as the ten countries most vulnerable to climate change, while the growth economies of Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Pakistan and Mozambique also featured in the ?extreme risk? category.

?One of the unifying characteristics of these economies identified by the CCERA is that they depend heavily on agriculture, with 65 per cent of their combined working population employed in the sector, while 28 per cent of their overall economic output relies on agricultural revenues.

?Maplecroft states that changing weather patterns are already impacting food production, poverty, migration and social stability ? factors that significantly increase the risk of conflicts and instability in fragile and emerging states alike,? the organisation noted in a statement made available on its website.

The study added that the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change figures estimated declines of up to 50 per cent for staples such as rice, wheat and maize in some locations over the next 35 years due to the impacts of climate change.

?This scenario is particularly significant for the 32 most vulnerable countries in the CCVI. Eleven of these are also classified as ?extreme risk? Maplecroft?s Food Security Risk Index, including: South Sudan, Chad, Ethiopia, Central African Republic, Eritrea, DR Congo, Sudan, Burundi and Afghanistan ? countries where high levels of poverty, displacement, political violence and conflict already exist,? the report noted.


 

 

Soldiers from Chad killed 207 Boko Haram in Nigeria-Chad Soldiers To The Rescue

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 730
Last post February 26, 2015, 02:27:17 AM
by mastercode
Nigeria Police Force To Withdraw Police Officers From Politicians, Others

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 722
Last post February 16, 2015, 06:12:57 PM
by internet police
Nigeria Fuel crisis nears end as oil marketers,govt agree to restore fuel supply

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 492
Last post May 26, 2015, 04:34:32 PM
by internet police
US Legislature tells Nigeria military-You lack Training&Needs Training, not arms

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 425
Last post August 05, 2015, 05:07:41 PM
by mastercode
100 Easiest Ways To Make Big Money, Save More Money & Spend Less In Nigeria Now!

Started by Tony1980

Replies: 0
Views: 556
Last post November 03, 2015, 05:55:07 PM
by Tony1980
President Buhari remains Nigeria's president whether home or abroad ? Presidency

Started by yungcrux

Replies: 0
Views: 444
Last post March 14, 2016, 09:09:17 AM
by yungcrux
Nigeria Celebrate 57th Indepedence , Buhari Visits Maiduguri To Celebrate

Started by Nairaland

Replies: 0
Views: 601
Last post October 02, 2017, 12:36:37 AM
by Nairaland
Nigeria Police BOSS removes police commissioner amidst killings

Started by bellanaija

Replies: 0
Views: 9713
Last post June 27, 2018, 04:27:43 AM
by bellanaija
President Obama reaffirms readiness to work with Nigeria President elect buhari

Started by admin

Replies: 0
Views: 498
Last post April 16, 2015, 02:51:33 PM
by admin
United States relaxes arms embargo, begins to send arms to Nigeria

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 420
Last post August 17, 2015, 10:54:35 AM
by mastercode