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Women are more vulnerable to impacts of climate change – Environmentalist

Women farmers

An environmentalist, Mr Olumide Idowu, says women are increasingly more vulnerable than men to the impacts of climate change, because they are more dependent on threatened natural resources. Female smallholder farmers Idowu, who spoke on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 in Lagos, noted that gender roles in Africa had made the recurrent climate effect to have a huge toll on women especially. The environmentalist ...

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Making Nigeria climate resilient (5): How vulnerable is she?

PROF. EMMANUEL OLADIPO

Vulnerability is “the extent to which a natural or social system is susceptible to sustaining damage from climate change, and is a function of the magnitude of climate change, the sensitivity of the systems to changes in climate and the ability of the systems to adapt to changes in climate” (IPCC, 2001). Others have extended this idea by relating the ...

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