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Identifying and Overcoming Barriers to Climate Change Adaptation in the Seychelles As a Small Island Developing State (SIDS), Seychelles is quite vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, and adaptation is considered a national priority. Despite efforts to enhance its adaptive capacity, a number of barriers still hamper the adaptation process such as fragile institutions...
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Published in the OXFORD RESEARCH ENCYCLOPEDIA, AFRICAN HISTORY  Summary and Keywords Seychellois society is generally perceived to be matrifocal. This is because women’s influence is considered all pervasive, from the family unit to church and political activities and public service institutions. Since its social revolution in the last quarter of the 20th century, Seychelles has...
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