The paper “Enhancing Food Security in sub-Saharan Africa: Investigating the role of environmental degradation, food prices, and institutional quality” examines the various determinants affecting food security in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Using panel data from 32 SSA countries spanning from 2002 to 2020, the study explores the influence of agricultural land

The complex relationship between climate change and major crop output poses urgent challenges for contemporary food production systems. Recognizing the diverse responses of different crops to climatic stressors, it is necessary to investigate the repercussions of climate-induced shifts in various crop yields. Focused on the adverse extreme weather impacts on food secu

Somalia, grappling with a climate change crisis, faces a critical emergency in its environmental and socio-economic landscape. As a country highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate variability, it is increasingly experiencing severe and frequent droughts and floods, exacerbating its fragile state. These climatic challenges pose a significant threat not only to the

The urgency of addressing the global catastrophe of climate change is growing as its severe effects become more obvious. The statement “Climate Change is Everyone’s Business” highlights the fact that every single person, group, and institution has a vital responsibility to play in reducing the consequences of climate change. It draws attention to the

Mangroves in Somalia play a vital role in reducing shoreline erosion, and habitats for fish and birds are critical for conserving biological diversity. Somalia has the longest coastline of mainland African countries, approximately 3500 km, with mangrove forests found in some areas along the coast, in the northern and southwestern coastal lines, including the southern

On 6th November 2023, at a very colourful launching ceremony hosted by SIMAD University, The Institute of Climate and Environment (ICE Institute) was unveiled with the presence of senior officials from the office of the President of Somalia, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Ministry of Planning, investment and economic development and development organizati

Somalia’s First Biennial Update Report (BUR) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC). In accordance with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Federal Republic of Somalia is hereby submitting its First Biennial Update Report (BUR). The report f