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Nigeria’s conflict is a result of environmental devastation across West Africa (2018)
Journal Article
Adekola, O. (2018). Nigeria’s conflict is a result of environmental devastation across West Africa

Nigeria is experiencing a major conflict between nomadic herdsmen and indigenous farmers. In 2016, the conflict led to the death of 2,500 people, displaced 62,000 others and led to loss of US$13.7 billion in revenue. In January 2018 alone, the confli... Read More about Nigeria’s conflict is a result of environmental devastation across West Africa.

A media framing analysis of urban flooding in Nigeria: current narratives and implications for policy (2017)
Journal Article
Adekola, O., & Lamond, J. (2018). A media framing analysis of urban flooding in Nigeria: current narratives and implications for policy. Regional Environmental Change, 18(4), 1145-1159. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10113-017-1253-y

© 2017, The Author(s). A critical element of current flood management is the importance of engaging key policy actors when policy decisions are to be made. However, there is still only limited understanding of how narratives of flood management actor... Read More about A media framing analysis of urban flooding in Nigeria: current narratives and implications for policy.

MMC modes of delivery in housing: Effects on Housing Association clients (2017)
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Oliveira, S., Burch, J., Hutchison, K., Adekola, O., Jaradat, S., & Jones, M. (2017). MMC modes of delivery in housing: Effects on Housing Association clients

The purpose of this report is to review evidence of MMC application in housing with regards to diverse modes of delivery, lending approaches, customer satisfaction and long-term management/maintenance.The report provides a detailed overview of above... Read More about MMC modes of delivery in housing: Effects on Housing Association clients.

Exploring Chinese students’ experience of curriculum internationalisation: a comparative study of Scotland and Australia (2016)
Journal Article
Adekola, O. A., Cheng, M., Adekola, O., Shah, M., & Valyrakis, M. (2018). Exploring Chinese students’ experience of curriculum internationalisation: a comparative study of Scotland and Australia. Studies in Higher Education, 43(4), 754-768. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2016.1198894

© 2016 Society for Research into Higher Education. Increasing enrolment of Chinese students has become a key feature of internationalisation for Western universities, but there is limited research into how curriculum internationalisation affects Chin... Read More about Exploring Chinese students’ experience of curriculum internationalisation: a comparative study of Scotland and Australia.

Health risks from environmental degradation in the Niger Delta, Nigeria (2016)
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Adekola, J., Fischbacher-Smith, M., Fischbacher-Smith, D., & Adekola, O. (2017). Health risks from environmental degradation in the Niger Delta, Nigeria. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 35(2), 334-354. https://doi.org/10.1177/0263774X16661720

© The Author(s) 2016. Local communities within oil producing countries in Africa often face formidable environmental challenges that generate conflicts and concerns around exploitation, environmental impact, and health risks. A key feature of these c... Read More about Health risks from environmental degradation in the Niger Delta, Nigeria.

Geo-spatial analysis of oil spill distribution and susceptibility in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria (2016)
Journal Article
Whanda, S., Adekola, O., Adamu, B., Pandey, P., Ogwu, F., & Yahaya, S. (2016). Geo-spatial analysis of oil spill distribution and susceptibility in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Journal of Geographic Information System, 8, 438-456. https://doi.org/10.4236/jgis.2016.84037

Oil spill occurrence during exploration, production and distribution can cause deleterious impact on the environment. Contamination of local streams/rivers, farmlands, forest resources and biodiversity in oil producing areas presents strong significa... Read More about Geo-spatial analysis of oil spill distribution and susceptibility in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

Physico-chemical characteristics of borehole water quality in Gassol Taraba State, Nigeria (2015)
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Adekola, O., Bashir, A., & Kasimu, A. M. (2015). Physico-chemical characteristics of borehole water quality in Gassol Taraba State, Nigeria. https://doi.org/10.5897/ajest2014.1794

Many people in Africa depend on water from borehole, but purity of the drinking water from this source remains questionable. In a bid to ascertain the health risk local people are exposed to, this study analyses the physico-chemical characteristics o... Read More about Physico-chemical characteristics of borehole water quality in Gassol Taraba State, Nigeria.

Inequality and ecosystem services: The value and social distribution of Niger Delta wetland services (2015)
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Adekola, O., Mitchell, G., & Grainger, A. (2015). Inequality and ecosystem services: The value and social distribution of Niger Delta wetland services. Ecosystem Services, 12, 42-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2015.01.005

The Niger Delta wetlands are of international importance for their biodiversity, and support a large human population. The value and distribution of wetland ecosystem service benefits and costs across the three main stakeholder sectors (local communi... Read More about Inequality and ecosystem services: The value and social distribution of Niger Delta wetland services.

Assessing the role of climate-smart agriculture in combating climate change, desertification and improving rural livelihood in Northern Nigeria (2014)
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Terdoo, F., & Adekola, O. (2014). Assessing the role of climate-smart agriculture in combating climate change, desertification and improving rural livelihood in Northern Nigeria. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 9(15), 1180-1191. https://doi.org/10.5897/ajar2013.7665

The objective of this paper is to assess the perceptions and determine the ability of farmers in rural Northern Nigeria to explain climate change, and to ascertain the socio-economic cost of climate change to them. The study also sought to understand... Read More about Assessing the role of climate-smart agriculture in combating climate change, desertification and improving rural livelihood in Northern Nigeria.

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