Dr. Chioma Daisy Onyige (Nigeria) is a senior lecturer in Sociology and Criminology at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. She received her PhD from the University of Port Harcourt, and has been a Fellow of the Global South Scholar-in residence programme of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, as well as a Fellow of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich. Currently, her research looks at environmental issues encompassing Gender and Climate Change. The aim of her work is to explore indigenous knowledge used by rural people in Nigeria in coping with climate change by studying their adaptation strategies. Her work highlights the role of rural women’s leadership in addressing climate change.