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Gender and climate adaptation: tools for community-level action in Nigeria

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In Africa, as in many parts of the world, the impact of climate change is visible and widespread...Such impacts combined with high dependence on natural resources and rain-fed agriculture mean that many African countries, including Nigeria, face high vulnerability in the coming decades. Poverty, inequitable land distribution, conflict, HIV/AIDS and debt also mean that many African countries lack the adaptive capacity to cope and adjust compared to more developed countries.