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