Dr. Mrs. Akukwe Thecla Iheoma.

Department: Geography [Unit: Environmental management ]
Faculty: Social Sciences
Designation : Senior Lecturer
Email: thecla.akukwe@unn.edu.ng
Phone: +234 806 513 2003

Publications (Articles and Journals):

Ajaero, C.K., Akukwe, T.I. and Asuoha, G.C (2009). Climate Change: Concepts and Issues. In Anyadike, R.N.C., Madu, I.A. and Ajaero, C.K. (Eds.). Climate Change and the Nigerian Environment. Jamoe Enterprises (Nigeria), Enugu, pp1 -17.


Nzeadibe, T.C., Ayadiuno, R.U. and Akukwe, T.I. (2010). Solid waste governance in Owerri urban area, Nigeria: problems and prospects. Waste Management 30 (2) 355–359. DOI:10.1016/j.wasman.2009.11.009.


Akukwe, T.I. and Odum, C.J. (2014). Application of GIS to Tourism in Nigeria. A paper presented at 2nd Annual Conference of the Association for Tourism Development in Nigeria (ATDiN) on Transforming the Tourism Industry in Nigeria from the 7th to 9th September, 2014 at the Faculty of Arts Auditorium, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.


Akukwe, T.I. and Odum, C.J. (2014). Designing and Developing a GIS Database for Tourism in Nigeria: The Case of Anambra State. Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS), IOSR. Volume 19, Issue 10, Ver. VIII, PP 109-120. DOI: 10.9790/0837-19108109120.


Akukwe, T.I. (2014). Determinants of Flooding in Port Harcourt Metropolis, Nigeria. Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS), IOSR. Volume 19, Issue 11, Ver. VIII, PP 64-72. DOI: 10.9790/0837-191186472.


Akukwe, T.I. and Ogbodo, C. (2015). Spatial Analysis of Vulnerability to Flooding in Port Harcourt Metropolis, Nigeria. SAGE Open 5(1), 1-19. DOI: 10.1177/2158244015575558.


Nzeadibe, T.C, Ajaero, K.C., Okonkwo, E.E., Okpoko, P.U., Akukwe, T.I. and Njoku-Tony, R.F. (2015). Integrating Community Perceptions and Cultural Diversity in Social Impact Assessment in Nigeria. Environmental Impact Assessment Review 55, 74-83. DOI:10.1016/j.eiar.2015.07.005.


Akukwe, T.I. (2015). Towards Low Carbon Development: Implication for Sustainable Development in Africa. In Eze, J. E. et al (Eds), Proceedings on the International Conference on Harnessing Diversity for Sustainable Development. Faculty of the Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, pp. 511-517



Acheampong, E.N., Ozor, N. and Akukwe, T.I. (2015). Achieving Sustainable Development through Low carbon Pathway in Africa. A paper presented at the 5th Climate Change and Development Conference in Africa (CCDA-V), Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, 28-30 October. http://www.climdev-africa.org/sites/default/files/ccda-v-doc/Ernest Nti Acheampong.pdf 


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