About

Dr Grace Oloukoi, an environmentalist and Urban Planner teaches Environmental Management at the Lead City University, Ibadan, Nigeria. She completed her PhD in the Department of Geography and Planning Science, University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria in 2010. Her research areas include, environmental planning and management, climate adaptation, regional and community development with special interest in water resources and gender issues. She is a registered member of the Town Planners Registration Council of Nigeria (TOPREC); Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Nigeria; Gender and Water Alliance (GWA), The Netherlands. She is a recipient of the START – African Climate Change Fellowship Award and hosted at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (Doctoral Fellow, 2009/2010).

Dr Oloukoi has worked on a number of projects at national and regional levels. Completed project include: Environmental Impact Assessment of some Private University Development Plans in South west Nigeria (2007-2010); Urban Renewal of the Core area of Ile-Ife, Nigeria (2012), Community-Based management of Ecosystems and Natural Resources for the Improvement of Rural Livelihoods and Food Security in the Nigerian Savannah, a project under the START Global Environment Change Research in Africa Program for the 2011-2012. She is presently working on a comparative study on Landuse pattern in the Soudan-Guinea transition zone of Benin and Nigeria, a project under CRN of CODESTRIA.

Associated analytical problems: Climate Adaptation

Associated cross-cutting themes: Water in Environmental Systems

Associated flagship activities: Environmental Resources Planning and Management

Contact: oreofeadeninji@yahoo.com

Publications

  • Oloukoi, G.  and Ogundiji, B. (2013): Socio-economic characteristics and housing quality index of illegal, peri-urban neighbourhoods of Ibadan, Nigeria. Management Skills and Techniques 4(1): 23-46.
  • Adeniji-Oloukoi, G., and Bob, Urmilla and Moodley, Vadi (2013): Households’ coping strategies for climate variability related water shortages in Oke-Ogun region, Nigeria. Environmental Development, 5(2013): 23-38, Elsevier.
  • Adeniji-Oloukoi, G. (2012): Assessment of the quality of spring water in Ibadan, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Sciences in Environmental Sanitation, 7(4), 115-124.
  • Adeniji G. and Oloukoi J. (2011): Investigating the roles of local government in building community adaptation with water variability: a case of Oke-Ogun region, Nigeria. In Amadou Sall and Amadou Moctar Dieye (eds), Adaptation aux impacts du changement climatique quelles stratégies d’échanges et departage de l’information scientifique? Centre de Suivi Ecologique, Dakar. Pp 341-353
  • Adeniji-Oloukoi, G. and Afolabi, F. (2011): Adaptive Capacity of Nigerian women during Climate Variability. In Salami, A.T. and Orimoogunje, O., Environmental Research and Challenges of Sustainable Development in Nigeria. Obafemi Awolowo University Press, ile-Ife, Nigeria., Pp 212-231.
  • Adeniji, G. and Afolabi Funso (2010): Gender-based accessibility and operation of sanitation services provided by private sectors: a case of DMT Mobile Toilet, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Sciences in Environmental Sanitation, 5(4), 411- 417.
  • Adeniji, G. (2008): Water governance system in the face of environmental change: The sustainable criteria for urban water management in Nigeria.  Environ-Link, 2(1), 16 – 24.