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The 1st International Conference on Geography and Development (INCOGaD 2018)
INCOGaD 2018 .
Ever since the impetus given to the quest for a reduction in global greenhouse gases emission towards the abatement of global climate change at previous conferences and more recently in Paris and Marrakesh; many countries, and indeed regional blocks especially in sub-
Climate change is arguably the greatest global developmental challenge of the 21st Century that transcends all facets of human lives; economic, agriculture, food security, habitation security, health and tourism etc. So important is climate change that it has been incorporated into the newly promulgated SGDs, the current global blueprint. The call is for all players from the international arena to the local and grassroots levels, to contribute by way of mobilizing available technical, financial, human and intellectual resources to fight the canker. What makes the situation direr is the fact that Africa and other third world countries that contribute the least to global climate change, are at the receiving end of its impacts. In view of factors such as low technology, high dependence on nature for sustenance, widespread ignorance and low adaptive capacities, there is the need for a broader knowledge sharing on the current trend of global climate change.
Much as the enthusiasm and commitments to 'succeed' have been demonstrated, it is essential to create platforms that would afford stakeholders from industry, government, academia and regional institutions, the opportunity for reviewing, brainstorming and evaluation the national and sub-
The conference has five main sub-
The Department of Geography and Rural Development (DGRD) is one of the twenty (20) Departments of the Faculty of Social Sciences in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The department delivers over forty-
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