Environmental refugees in sub-Saharan Africa: a review of perspectives on the trends, causes, challenges and way forward

  title={Environmental refugees in sub-Saharan Africa: a review of perspectives on the trends, causes, challenges and way forward},
  author={Terence Epule Epule and Changhui Peng and Laurent Lepage},
This study sets out to critically verify the trends, causes, challenges and way forward of environmental refugees (ERs) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This analysis is based on a critical synthesis of more than 50 peer review papers that have various perspectives on the trends, causes, challenges and way forward of ERs globally and in SSA. It has been verified that in the 1990s, the number of ERs in SSA was about 7 million and the projections for 2010 and 2050 were 14 and 200 million respectively… 

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