Research Papers/Topics in Forestry And Environmental Management

Assessment of Woody Species Diversity in Different Ecological Zones of Taraba State, Nigeria: A Strategy for Conservation

This study assessed woody species diversity in different ecological zones of Taraba State. The objectives were to determine the abundance, distribution and comparison of woody species diversity in order to protect and monitor the forest ecosystems. Data were obtained through woody species survey and the study area was stratified in to three ecological zones and two protected areas. Five plots each measuring 50 × 50 m were sampled in each protected area. Data were analyzed using descriptive a...

GENDER AND SOCIAL VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT OF FOREST-BASED COMMUNITIES TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND VARIABILITY IN SOUTHWEST NIGERIA

Globally, climate variability and change has been characterized as a phenomenon impinge negatively upon different rural livelihoods within forest based communities in complex ways, Nigeria rural people are not exempted. Concern is emerging such that the negotiations on climate change do not fully involve the affected groups yet each of these groups is impacted by climate change in different ways. The gender vulnerability analysis to the effects of climate change and v...