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Climate Change and Gender in South Sudan

Climate change poses global risks. These risks adversely affect women in developing countries because of their little capacity to adapt. Previous studies show that women are more vulnerable to climate change than men for a variety of reasons, inclu…

COP 17 and Civil Society: The Centre did not Hold

The aim of the paper was to explore how civil society in South Africa organized to achieve an ‘impact’ on COP 17. There are two ways in which impact is defined, Firstly, what impact was achieved on the COP 17 negotiations? Secondly, how did the wor…

Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Building by Rural Women in the Niger Delta Communities: The Case of Delta State

Historically speaking, women have played key roles in the struggle for environmental justice and sustainable development in the Niger Delta region. As the most vulnerable group to the impacts of climate change, many rural women in the Niger Delta ar…

Improving Rural Women's Coping Strategies in the Face of Floods and Droughts in Lesotho

Agriculture is vital to the livelihoods of many people in rural areas of Lesotho, where about 66% of the population resides, 85% of whom engage in smallholder farming. However, extreme weather events, including floods and droughts, have caused agric…

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