Benjamin Bob, AKWA IBOM STATE GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA
Joy Ben, Nigeria
Background: The study set-out to accomplished the SDG goal 11 and 13 objective of sustainable resilient cities and Climate change while attempting to underscore the socioeconomic implications of seasonal migration trend and policy gap on diversity, disaster response and emergency preparedness in Nigeria and surrounding lake-chad region. The study used secondary sources: The findings were that, refusal to adopt and mainstream a regional strategic framework and policy guideline on sustainable environmental migration resettlement plan and inclusion is the reason for huge demographic challenges and poor human capital development. Based on these findings, recommendations were that, Policy makers, Researchers and Technical Partners should adopt a long term uniform sustainable environmental migration resettlement plan, inclusion and resilient assessment study as well as develop a legal framework to facilitate policy reformation for cooperation and intercultural dialogue towards sustainable economic value chain as crucial indicators for harnessing Africa’s demographic dividend in a sustainable development goal era.
Presented in Session P2. Poster Session 2