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Dr Aliyu Barau reads Bsc Geography, Msc Land Resources, PhD Urban and Regional Planning. He currently teaches at Bayero University Kano, Nigeria. He is a World Social Science Fellow (Sustainable Urbanisation) of the International Social Science Council, Research Fellow – Earth System Governance Project, member of experts/lead author – Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), IPCC 1.5 Expert Reviewer and Chapter Scientist for the IPCC special report on land and climate change.

Dr Barau has published articles in high impact journals with focus on land and environment such as Land Use Policy, Habitat International, Landscape and Urban Planning, Environmental Science and Policy, Nature Climate Change, etc,

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