Urbanization, Carbon Dioxide Emission, and Agricultural Productivity in Nigeria

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Kehinde John Akomolafe
Anigbogu Chukwuebuka Madu
Alatise Kayode Ebenezer

Abstract

This study examines the effects of carbon dioxide emission and urbanisation on total agricultural production, livestock production and crop production in Nigeria. The data span from 1981 to 2014. In other to avoid endogeniety problem, the relationship among the variables was modelled using the Vector Error Correction Model (VECM). The result implies that carbon dioxide emission impacts total agricultural, total livestock and total crop production positively, but it was negative in the case of urbanization. More so, the effect of carbon dioxide emission and urbanization increase overtime.

Keywords:
Carbon di-oxide, urbanization, agriculture, livestocks, vector error correction model, environmental pollution.

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Akomolafe, K. J., Madu, A. C., & Ebenezer, A. K. (2021). Urbanization, Carbon Dioxide Emission, and Agricultural Productivity in Nigeria. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 39(1), 57-72. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajaees/2021/v39i130503
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