Impact Assessment of Climatic Variability on Agricultural Productivity


  • Ali Imam Mirza Govt College University Lahore
  • Abdul Baqi Government Boys Postgraduate College, Sariab Road Quetta


Farming Practices, Food Risk Management, Climatic Variability, Food Security


In light of the latest research on climate change, a growing number of people are advocating for a worldwide shift to veganism to help lessen the impact of this impending ecological disaster. Animal agriculture has been criticized for allegedly being a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. However, other studies have found that livestock farming may contribute less to GHG emissions than previously estimated, suggesting that eliminating meat from the diet (i.e., moving to a vegan diet) can reduce global GHG emissions. Natural resources, biodiversity, and economies are all predicted to be directly impacted by a paradigm shift in agricultural production. However, relying solely on crop production and a vegan diet may cause serious issues with agricultural crop residues, land and water scarcity, and the loss of important plant and animal genetic materials. This "all eggs in one basket" strategy could affect international meat trade, alter the course of some economies, and put the nation's food supply at risk in the event of a widespread outbreak of pests or diseases. This review found that the integrity of future land and water resources may be threatened by crop-based ideology, but that this ideology would make a significant contribution to lowering GHG emissions. Food security, consumer preferences, environmental protection, and a fair income for farmers around the world all necessitate the development of appropriate instruments within agricultural policies. All agri-food industry players, from government officials to farmers, should work together on a unified plan to lower the carbon footprint of our food supply while also safeguarding the (agri)environment and ensuring stable incomes.


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Ali Imam Mirza, & Abdul Baqi. (2022). Impact Assessment of Climatic Variability on Agricultural Productivity. International Journal of Agriculture and Sustainable Development, 4(3), 91–104. Retrieved from