International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Climate Change, Human Development and Economic Growth in Nigeria
Akanbi, Bosede E.; Adagunodo, Mathew; Satope, Bola F

This paper investigated the issue of interrelationships between climatic change, human development and economic growth in Nigeria. Secondary sources of data which were gathered from the publications of Central Bank of Nigeria Statistical Bulletin (CBN), National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and World Development Indicators (WDI). These data were analysed using quantitative analysis. The paper found that Climate change has imposed a lot of constraints that have incapacitated human development and consequently impacted economic growth adversely in Nigeria. The paper recommended continual intervention of the governments and international development agencies on formulating policies that will minimize the enormous constraints to human capital development and enhance economic growth in Nigeria.

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